Argument

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Argument

On a computer, information that the user enters in response to the requirements of a program. The program can only continue to function once the user has entered the argument. This is common in spreadsheet programs.
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Unlike Radical Construction Grammar, however, Goldberg's approach (as described in Goldberg 1995 and 2005) assumes that the various parts of a construction (such as for example particular verbs or argument patterns) always have an autonomous meaning representation (albeit one that can be modulated by the meaning of other parts of the construction).
In short, the argument patterns uncovered in this study comprise special topoi for budget policy rhetoric.
(viii) are there useful ways of characterizing argument patterns other than describing argument forms?