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What is an exemplification relation?

 

Definition
 

An exemplification relation is a specification relation in which a specification is achieved by providing an instance.

Example (English)
 
  • Most of our children are living in California now; Judy, for instance, lives in Berkeley.
  • Source:

    Dijk 1981 270

  • Generic
      An exemplification relation is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Dijk 1981 270

     

    Halliday and Hasan 1976 248


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