HyperDic: complementation

English > 2 senses of the word complementation:
NOUNrelationcomplementationthe grammatical relation of a word or phrase to a predicate
attributecomplementation, complementary distribution(linguistics) a distribution of related speech sounds or forms in such a way that they only appear in different contexts
English > complementation: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe grammatical relation of a word or phrase to a predicate.
Broadergrammatical relationA linguistic relation established by grammar
Spanishcomplementación
English > complementation: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaning(linguistics) a distribution of related speech sounds or forms in such a way that they only appear in different contexts.
Synonymcomplementary distribution
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Broaderdistribution, dispersionThe spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume

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