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nominalize

Saltos de línea: nom¦in¦al|ize
Pronunciación: /ˈnɒmɪn(ə)lʌɪz
 
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(also nominalise)

Definición de nominalize en inglés:

verbo

[with object] Grammar
Form (a noun) from a verb or adjective, e.g. output, truth, from put out, true.
Example sentences
  • Some items in the last set might be plural nominalized obsoletes rather than verbs, but the ones I checked were third-person singular verbs.
  • The second construes the process as a thing - the verb has been nominalized by means of the ing suffix - consequently, the temporal aspect of the process has been backgrounded.
  • Perhaps by analogy with the compounds ‘schoolmate,’ ‘messmate,’ ‘playmate’, Edmund is treating the nominalised adjective as a compound noun.

Derivados

nominalization

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The word ‘shooting’ here is a nominalization - a noun derived from a verb root.
  • And believe it or not, ‘reveal’ as a nominalization is pretty old, in fact archaic.
  • The grammatical analysis of both codes was based on passive constructions, mode, nominalization, lexical choice, and moderators.

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