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Complementation and complement are used differently in various modern linguistic theories. In its broadest sense, complementation is the integration of a word, phrase or clause into a syntactic construction governed by a predicate in order to complete its meaning. Cor…

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Emilio Crespo, “Complementation”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 22 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2013

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