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corpus

1. The principal of a bond. For example, securities dealers create zero-coupon Treasury receipts by purchasing a regular Treasury bond and separating the interest coupons from the corpus. See also coupon stripping.
2. The principal amount of an estate or trust.
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For twenty-five years, he taught Spanish language and literature, bilingual lexicography, and the use of corpora at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil).
For example, plain corpora are raw collection of text while annotated corpora associate the mark-up information with plain texts.
As Web corpus acquisition is much less controlled than that for traditional corpora, the necessity of analysing their content gains in significance.
Sp Comparing corpora with WordSmith Tools: How large must the reference corpus be"
Laviosa then concludes by predicting possible ways in which corpora may influence translation studies in teaching and practice contexts.
COHA and COCA are the flagship corpora from Davies' BYU project, but there are several other members in its complete corpus cornucopia that are based on different collections of texts.
Unlike other works on the field of language change tracking by means of diachronic corpora, The Verb Phrase in English: Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora, identifies and foresees possible drawbacks that researchers may face when dealing with linguistic variation and relatively small corpora that could not possibly allow generalization of findings.
The contribution by Nila Vazquez, Laura Esteban-Segura and Teresa Marques-Aguado fills a different gap: instead of using (historical) corpora for the diachronic study of English, what they provide is a survey of the most important (computerized) English historical corpora.
Inumeros sao tambem os corpora formados de textos eletronicos disponiveis tanto comercialmente quanto gratuitamente (2).
The diagnostic potential of semantic prosodies (1993) William Louw; Conflict talk: a comparison of the verbal disputes between adolescent females in two corpora (1996) Ingrid Kristine Hasund and Anna-Brita Stenstrom; Linguistic and interactional features of Internet Relay Chat (1996) Christopher C.
For the evaluation of oral performance in TE, the two corpora mentioned should be built from already existing material, consisting of transcripts of recorded speeches.