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resultative

(rɪˈzʌltətɪv)
n
(in grammar) a phrase which describes the state of a noun by completing the verb phrase
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"However, the recent behavior of Pashinyan and the statements he voiced negate cautious optimism that the negotiations will be resultative. As I noted in my press statement on March 2, after analyzing Pashinyan's statements and behavior, I personally had the impression that this person approaches the peace process irresponsibly, perhaps he does not understand what he wants or what he says," he said.
The Estonian verb saama 'get; become', together with different non-finite verb forms, is used to form impersonal, passive, resultative, modal, and future constructions (e.g.
For example, just one 45-minutes dialogue recorded during the experiment described above contains 11 examples like (16)--with combinations of iterative and resultative suffixes in a verb:
Among their topics are some observations on the usage of adnominal genitives and datives in Middle Bulgarian Church Slavonic, possessive resultative constructions in Old and Middle Polish, mechanisms of word order change in Serbian during the 12th and 13th centuries, triangulation in the domain of clause linkage and propositional marking, and relativization strategies in Slovene: diachrony between language use and language description.
resultative participle + 1st person ending of the copula (p.
Another argument in support of this interpretation is that these verbs can also appear in resultative constructions such as in (12), where dry shows the resultant state.
(4) The discourse markers and their functions: enumerative, additive, conclusive, resultative, and contrastive, etc., are presented so that the individual terms are understood as performing a specific function in a text; words like but, conversely, instead are not learned as independent meaning units but as part of a category.
These act as new markers of perfect meaning and are on their way to becoming obligatory in newly entrenched constructions expressing resultative (1), recent past (2) and experiential (3) perfect meaning (2000: 334).
There are various means of impersonal presentation in English, such as agentless passive, nominalization, ed-participle, resultative, impersonal pronouns, inchoative, infinitive clauses, existentials, metonymy, etc.