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What is an evaluation relation?



An evaluation relation is an interpropositional relation in which a proposition(s) expresses the speaker’s value judgment regarding the factuality or desirability of another proposition(s).

Example (English)
  • The sentence It all adds up to better performance and reliability following a product description
  • Source:

    Mann and Thompson 1987a 69

  • Generic
      An evaluation relation is a kind of

    Mann and Thompson 1987b 68–70

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