Translation of pragmatics in Spanish:


pragmática, n.

Pronunciation /præɡˈmædɪks//praɡˈmatɪks/


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    pragmática feminine
    • His mechanical approach to grammar, fiercely denying pragmatics and therefore the main finding of the humanities in the twentieth century, blocks progress.
    • It's too bad that (as far as I know) linguists who study syntax, semantics and pragmatics have not been involved in this enterprise to any significant extent.
    • Bleached conditionals probably tell us something about the semantics or the pragmatics of conditionals, though I have never been able to put my finger on exactly what.
    • Consequently it has provided a testing ground for a number of competing hypotheses concerning the relationship between syntax, semantics, and pragmatics in linguistic theory.
    • The theory of evolution is seen as tracing the historical evolvement of those structures or competencies that formal pragmatics describes as universal features of language use.
    • Both are topics in the following discussion of orthography, pronunciation and rhyme, syntactic structure, vocabulary and word-formation, linguistic variety, rhetoric, and pragmatics.
    • While it may be free of the constraints of a typical English or communications program, this department is still shaped by the pragmatics of its institutional context.
    • To analyse language and to define language disorders most linguists divide language into four domains: phonology, grammar, semantics, and pragmatics.
    • This study has implications for both teaching and testing in interlanguage pragmatics.
    • Although some readers would have liked to see additional chapters on discourse and pragmatics, I have kept the same choice of topics.
    • What differs, I submit, is not the semantics, but the pragmatics.
    • I was taught that semantics is about meaning as something that sentences have, whereas pragmatics is about meaning as something that people do.
    • There's enough fodder for a whole thesis on journalistic pragmatics lurking in those memos.
    • This part ‘represents one of the few attempts, ancient or modern, to elaborate a theory of pragmatics and discourse grammar.’
    • Literariness was not merely the quality that distinguished poetics from pragmatics, it was the guarantee and promise of linguistic richness, of polysemy.
    • Semantics is traditionally concerned with the linguistically determined meaning of an expression, pragmatics with the contextually conditioned interpretation of an expression.
    • The extended mechanism turned out to be capable of giving a principled account of lexical blocking, the pragmatics of adjectives, and systematic polysemy.
    • This paper seeks to assess the contributions made by different approaches to interlanguage pragmatics as a subfield of Second Language Acquisition.
    • Recent studies of the pragmatics of politeness have drawn on conversational data.
    • He focused, so to speak, on the pragmatics of the signifier rather than on the vicissitudes of the signified.
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    the pragmatics of the situation los aspectos prácticos del asunto