a rule of transformational grammar that shifts the subject or object of an embedded clause into the subject or object position of the main clause, as in the derivation of The suspect appears to be innocent from It appears that the suspect is innocent.
(of flour) having a raising agent, such as baking powder, already added
(transformational grammar) a rule that moves a constituent from an embedded clause into the main clause See also subject-raising, negative-raising
noun 1. the action or practice of a person who reads. 2. Speech. the oral interpretation of written language. 3. the interpretation given in the performance of a dramatic part, musical composition, etc.: an interesting reading of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. 4. the extent to which a person has read; literary knowledge: a man of wide […]
[self-ree-uh-luh-zey-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlfˌri ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the fulfillment of one’s potential. self-realization noun 1. the realization or fulfilment of one’s own potential or abilities
noun 1. count; computation; calculation. 2. the settlement of accounts, as between two companies. 3. a statement of an amount due; bill. 4. an accounting, as for things received or done. 5. an appraisal or judgment. 6. Navigation. dead reckoning. 7. day of reckoning. noun 1. the act of counting or calculating 2. settlement of […]
[rek-uh-lek-shuh n] /ˌrɛk əˈlɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the act or power of recollecting, or recalling to mind; remembrance. 2. something that is recollected: recollections of one’s childhood. recollection /ˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃən/ noun 1. the act of recalling something from memory; the ability to remember 2. something remembered; a memory