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What is a temporal relation?



A temporal relation is an interpropositional relation that communicates the simultaneity or ordering in time of events or states.

Examples (English)
  • Subordinating conjunctions such as when or while
  • Meanwhile
  • At that time
  Here are some kinds of temporal relations:
  A temporal relation is a kind of

Longacre 1983 94


Beekman, Callow, and Kopesec 1981 80–81

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