Distributive Analysis


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Distributive Analysis

 

a method of linguistic research in which the classification of linguistic units and the study of their features are carried out on the basis of the distribution of the units in question in the spoken chain—that is, on the basis of their combinability with other units, which are called the environment, or context, of the units in question. Distributive analysis was devised by representatives of so-called descriptive linguistics.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The rule of law inspires other discussions within the field of the distributive analysis of the law.
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