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declarative

P. H. Matthews

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

Second edition

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780199202720
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727160
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(Sentence, construction) whose primary role is in making statements. Thus David has come is a declarative sentence, or ‘a declarative’,

Reference Entry.  97 words. 

Subjects: Linguistics

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