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anacoluthon


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anacoluthon  \An`a*co*lu"thon\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  ?,  not  following, 
  wanting  sequence;  'an  priv.  +  ?  following.]  (Gram.) 
  A  want  of  grammatical  sequence  or  coherence  in  a  sentence;  an 
  instance  of  a  change  of  construction  in  a  sentence  so  that 
  the  latter  part  does  not  syntactically  correspond  with  the 
  first  part 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anacoluthon 
  n  :  an  abrupt  change  within  a  sentence  from  one  syntactic 
  structure  to  another  [syn:  {anacoluthia}] 




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