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Adjectives

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This chapter discusses attributive and predicative functions of the adjective. It deals with noun-adjective agreement, &t;stand-alone&t; adjectives, adjective strings, adjective structural groups, adjectives with a semantic prefix and confusables. This chapter helps the reader to apply adjective-noun agreement rules to resolve problems in word recognition and translation. The chapter helps the reader to recognize superlative phrases, recognize adjectives by their structural characteristics, and translate adjective strings, hyphenated adjectives and prefixed adjectives. It also assists the reader to distinguish among various meanings of confusables and determine the meaning of words ending with hyphenated adjectives and prefixed adjectives.

Keywords: adjective strings; adjectives; confusables; hyphenated adjectives; noun-adjective agreement; prefixed adjectives; stand-alone adjectives

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