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Grade

(1) A designated ground level. (2) To change the contours of land.

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Kratzer (2000: 14) concludes that the resultant state participles are less adjective-like than the target state participles given that the former are never gradable and never permit the degree modifier very.
Degree Modification of Gradable Nouns: Size Adjectives and Adnominal Degree Morphemes".
We also aimed to demonstrate that the effect disappears in the case of a gradable disease (e.
In other words, the results suggest that an increase in GDP per capita or a gradable improvement of the institutional determinants (WGI6), all other variables held constant, appear to bring about a positive effect on the credit assessment of all sub-groups, while an increase in public debt would have an adverse impact on sovereign credit risk.
He'd rather vacation at alternative perspectives home alone where it's safe than (engagement) risk being surrounded by the wrong crowd * [would] rather adjusts the focus on a gradable meaning (force) whereby Scaredy is not constructed as 'unreasonable'; he just has some preferences * at home where it's safe adjusts the focus on a gradable meaning (force) where home is a place of safety and other places are potentially not safe * the wrong crowd adjusts the focus on a gradable meaning (force) where crowds can be 'wrong Pages 6-7: Complication #1 continued A few crowds Scaredy Squirrel * tribes, herds, packs, tons and wouldn't want to be caught in the mobs sharpens the focus on the middle of: negative evaluation of these other characters (focus).
Content can be accessed at any time and teachers can add gradable quizzes and assessments to the courses they create.
A grade 4 tree contains a gradable 16-foot butt log that grades below 3.
An alternative use of the relation symbols [greater than or equal to] and = in each of the above forms can be interpreted (dependently on the context) as a gradable expression of conviction as to the observed tendency.
Reporting should be generated and delivered to the medical provider documenting what patients are applicable for which of the gradable metrics, which patients as a result of insufficient medical provider management have impacted the performance incentive for a medical provider, and what the medical provider is trending towards in the form of a payout.
Boundedness, the notion that underlies telicity, has also been identified in the adjectival domain, specifically in the internal properties of the scale that a gradable adjective denotes.
The systems and properties outlined herein provide a valuable basis for considering colour as a gradable quality of a gemstone, and are backed by photographic examples.
Scalar adjectives differ from color adjectives in that the former are gradable while the latter are absolute.