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commissive

Fr    promissif

nS

Type of: speech act

Related term(s): promise

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s):

Austin 1975: 151
AUSTIN, J.L. (1975) How to Do Things With Words, 2nd Edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. (SA)


Crystal 2003: 84 (also "commissive utterance")
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


DIK I 1997: 113
DIK, Simon C. (1997) The Theory of Functional Grammar, Part 1, 2nd edition: The Structure of the Clause. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (FG)


Finch 2000: 182
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Matthews 1997: 61
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Mclaughlin 1984: 63-64
McLAUGHLIN, Margaret L. (1984) Conversation: How Talk is Organized. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications. (CA)


Richards etal. 1992: 343
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


Searle 1979: 14
SEARLE, John R. (1979) Expression & Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (SA)


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  comma
  command1
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  comment on
  commentary
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