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What is an emphatic additive relation?

 

Definition
 

An emphatic additive relation is an additive relation in which the cumulative nature of the propositions in the relation is emphasized.

Examples (English)
 
  • further
  • furthermore
  • also
  • moreover
  • what is more
  • besides
  • additionally
  • in addition
  • not only that but
Generic
  An emphatic additive relation is a kind of
 
Source
 

Halliday and Hasan 1976 246


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