participant role

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Noun1.participant role - (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
linguistics - the scientific study of language
grammatical category, syntactic category - (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
affected role, patient role, patient - the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
agentive role, agent - the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
benefactive role, beneficiary - the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
instrumental role, instrument - the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process
locative, locative role - the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb
recipient role, recipient - the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
resultant role, result - the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
temporal, temporal role - the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
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Figure-1 shows the distribution of cyberbullying participant roles. Results showed that the majority of students approximately 67% are involved in one or the other participant role of cyberbullying in comparison of only 33% only who are not involved.
During the PPP government (2008-13) he was Advisor to Prime Minister and was influential in political affairs with quite participant role. He was involved in business affairs.
Compared to the female students, a higher proportion of the male students reported present performance of the hobbyist/amateur role (p = 0.01) and the religious participant role (p = 0.04).
The defender scale is one of six scales on the Participant Role Questionnaire (Salmivalli et al., 1996; Salmivalli et al., 1998).
In this article I look at this duplicity of the character or character/narrator in presenting what is not, or what might be, in the DF of linguistic elements like participant role in transitivity function and in circumstantial elements.
Crucially, as just illustrated by the example of intransitive 'eat' verbs, the obligatoriness of a given participant role with a given verb at the semantic level is not necessarily reflected by the non-omissibility of the corresponding noun phrase at the syntactic level.
Going into a new environment may require the researcher to adopt the role of complete observer, whereas studying a group in which she/he is already a member allows the researcher to adopt the complete participant role. What is important is that the researcher assumes an appropriate, fluid role--one that allows her/him to observe intimately the everyday life of the insiders (Chatman, 1984; Carey, McKechnie, & McKenzie, 2001).
We examined responses by participant role. The participants who reported a lot of student participation were special education teachers, 40.6%; general education teachers, 25.7%; family members, 37.6%; administrators, 33.1%; and support staff, 17.7%.
The negative face need may also be problematic, since participants are forced to use the Web site in certain preset ways (although the participants may decide to take a broader definition of their participant role; see Hypothesis 6).
Participant role approach to school bullying: Implications for Interventions.
Commonly used techniques include assigning more responsibilities to the business organizations, being less obtrusive, educating the organization, and taking on a participant role as opposed to an overseer role.
Again, to the end of encouraging participants to take responsibility for the sobriety and the security of their own environment, Social Model Programs try to design the framework for the establishment and enforcement of program rules to have as significant a participant role as possible.