A set of two or more words (multi-words) that stand for
only one meaning.
The multiword category, which differs according to the
analytical model used, includes subsets as compound words (for eg. "public transport" or
"occupation level"), phrasal verbs
(for eg. "get off" or "take away") and idioms (for eg.: "with respect of" or "out of
The multiword list implemented in T-LAB,
obviously, is not exhaustive.
It is built and tested with two criteria:
a) to limit the most frequent ambiguity cases (effectiveness criterion);
b) to moderate the normalization
processing times (efficiency
In T-LAB it
is also possible to use a customized