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Multiwords


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 touch with").

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 criterion).

In T-LAB it is also possible to use a customized Multi-Word list.