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  objectif2
  objectivement
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  objet résultatif
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patient

Fr    objet affecté, patient

nS

Synonym(s): affected object, goal2, theme3, undergoer

Type of: case3

Related term(s): agent, beneficiary, direct object

Source(s): Chomsky 1981: 104-105; Comrie 1981: 52-53; Crystal 2003: 340; ELL: 5154; Finch 2000: 94, 120; Givon 1984: 88 (also "patient of state", "patient of change"), 171; Grimes 1975: 123; Halliday 1994: 109-110 (Patient); Kroeger 2005: 54-55; Longacre 1983: 155-156; Lyons 1971: 341, 350; Martin & Ringham 2006: 145; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 117 (sufferer = beneficiary); Matthews 1981: 106 (Patient); Matthews 1997: 269; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 162 (patient case); Quirk etal. 1985: 741 (affected role); Richards etal. 1992: 379-380; Trask 1993: 202-203


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  passivization
  passivize
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patient
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