Definición de collocate en inglés:

collocate

Silabificación: col·lo·cate
Pronunciación: /ˈkäləˌkāt
 
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verbo

  • 1 [no object] Linguistics (Of a word) be habitually juxtaposed with another with a frequency greater than chance: “maiden” collocates with “voyage.”
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    • Although there are some neutral descriptive adjectives used with the word, such as 66 year old, disabled, or American, the majority of words collocating with spinster are negative.
    • An item that collocates with another is its collocate.
    • One aspect of heavy is that it collocates with drinker and smoker (heavy drinker, heavy smoker), but not with eater or spender (* heavy eater, * heavy spender).
  • 2 [with object] rare Place side by side or in a particular relation: (as adjective collocated) McAndrew was a collocated facility with Argentia Naval Station
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    • The SUBTICS combat management system, with up to six multifunction common consoles and a centrally situated tactical table, is collocated with the platform-control facilities.
    • The Army War College is situated alone at Carlisle Barracks, whereas the other senior service institutions are collocated with at least one other educational or training facility.
    • These weapon system teams will be composed of elements from the PM, Acquisition Center, IMMC, SAMD and the AMRDEC, with a majority of personnel physically collocated with the PM.

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  • A word that is habitually juxtaposed with another with a frequency greater than chance: collocates for the word “mortgage” include “lend” and “property.”
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    • An item that collocates with another is its collocate.
    • The node column consists only of words from the categories, while the collocates are any and all words which occur within the given span.

Origen

early 16th century (sense 2 of the verb): from Latin collocat- 'placed together', from the verb collocare, from col- 'together' + locare 'to place'. sense 1 of the verb dates from the 1950s.

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