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proposition adverbiale de but

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purpose clause

[Subentry of clause1, purpose1]

Fr    proposition adverbiale de but, proposition de but, proposition finale, subordonnée de but, subordonnée finale

Synonym(s): final clause

Type of: adverbial clause

Domain: Syntax

Source(s): Bybee etal. 1994: 228-229; Cook 1969: 61; DIK I 1997: 400; Doke 1935: 181 (clause of purpose); Givon 1984: 836-837; Grimes 1975: 121; Halliday 1994: 155 (Circumstantial of Purpose).; Quirk etal. 1985: 1107-1108 (clause of purpose); Trask 1993: 224


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