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What is a summary relation?

 

Definition
 

A summary relation is a contraction relation in which a proposition(s) repeats, in abbreviated form, the information of a group of propositions previously expressed.

Generic
  A summary relation is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Mann and Thompson 1987b 72

 

Beekman and Callow 1974 299

 

Beekman, Callow, and Kopesec 1981 97


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