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Descriptions

  • By: Berit Brogaard
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Descriptions are phrases of the form an F, the F, Fs, the Fs, [noun phrase]'s F and [noun phrase]'s Fs (e.g. a woman, the tallest spy, apples, the students, my cat, ...