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 The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences

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 The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences. / Drozd, Kenneth.

Semantics in Acquisition. ed. / Veerle van Geenhoven. Dordrecht : Springer, 2006. p. 115-140.

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Drozd, K 2006,  The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences. in V van Geenhoven (ed.), Semantics in Acquisition. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 115-140.

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Drozd, K. (2006).  The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences. In V. van Geenhoven (Ed.), Semantics in Acquisition (pp. 115-140). Springer.

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Drozd K. 2006.  The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences. van Geenhoven V, editor. In Semantics in Acquisition. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 115-140.

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Drozd, Kenneth " The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences". van Geenhoven, Veerle (ed.). Semantics in Acquisition. Dordrecht: Springer. 2006, 115-140.

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Drozd K.  The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences. In van Geenhoven V, editor, Semantics in Acquisition. Dordrecht: Springer. 2006. p. 115-140

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Drozd, Kenneth. /  The effect of context in children's interpretations of universally-quantified sentences. Semantics in Acquisition. editor / Veerle van Geenhoven. Dordrecht : Springer, 2006. pp. 115-140

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