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By Guglielmo Cinque

one of many world's top syntacticians provides facts for finding Adverb words within the specifiers of designated sensible projections inside a unique and good articulated thought of the clause. during this idea, either adverbs and heads, which encode the useful notions of the clause, are ordered in a inflexible series. Cinques state of the art idea means that the constitution of typical language sentences is far richer than formerly assumed.

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