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What is a contraction relation?



A contraction relation is an interpropositional relation in which information previously expressed is partially restated.

Example (English)
  • I won’t go to see him, I just won’t go.


    Longacre 1983 121

  • Kind
      Here is a kind of contraction relation:
      A contraction relation is a kind of

    Longacre 1983 20, 121


    Beekman and Callow 1974 299

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