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COLLOCATION, French law. The act by which the creditors of an estate are arranged in the order in which they are to be paid according to law. The order in which the creditors-are placed, is also called collocation. Merl. Rep. h.t. Vide Marshalling Assets.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I assume the hypothesis that a collocational type is widely accepted in legal technical domains when it appears at least in 3 different subgenres.
Verbs typically used in academic discourse should not be taught on their own, but together with their collocational patterns.
Thus, these findings show key differences in the use of phraseology by L1 and L2 users and indicate that even ESL learners, who are exposed to large amounts of natural English, may struggle to achieve L1 users' levels of collocational competence.
All in all, the term but reflects the intricacy of its historical development both in its recurrent semantic overlap with other terms within the constellation (only and just in particular) and in its changing collocational patterns.
The collocational analysis will not tell us what to make of the patterns; the analysis tells us only what the collocational patterns are.
Iglesias-Rabade has done extensive research on collocational structures in the past (2001, 2007).
"Word depth" as related to the factor two and four VLS lists refers to the extent of which vocabulary knowledge units (which may occur in a variety of forms--morphological, syntactic, collocational, semantic, etc.) are linked to each other in the lexicon, and within one's cognitive network (i.e., Henriksen, 1999).
These differences, which are reflected by collocational patterns, are represented at the CONSTITUTIVE, TELIC and AGENTIVE quale respectively, as illustrated below.
(10) The repeated use of certain reporting verbs with the same character fits in with Dickens's collocational style, analysed by Masahiro Hori (2004).
How is a translator (into any other language, not just Romanian) to find a perfect equivalent to a word with semantic plethora and such rich collocational occurrences as to enable the same ambiguity in the target language?
Concerning the challenges of interpretation and evaluation of the information retreived from corpora, as presented by Adel (2010), it could also be argued that the FLAX partially addresses such challenges insofar as it selects the most relevant terms, collocational patterns or lexical bundles in a text collection and allows the learner to explore their contexts of usage.
It is obvious from the examples cited in Table: (vi) that the students memorize some English words and use them in their writing without being familiar with collocational and colligational restrictions.