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What does NP stand for?

Noun Phrase

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Northern Pacific
Nose Plug
Nosler Partition (bullet)
Not Possible
Not Present
Not Provided
Notary Public
Notes Payable
Noteworthy Practice
Notice Period
Now Playing
Nuclear Power
Nucleoside Phosphorylase
Null Pointer
Number of Pitches (baseball)
Number Pooling
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Numbering Plan
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Occupation Newspaper (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)

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Such lopsided combination tendencies can be characterized by general statistical laws of language, which Yang used to develop a mathematical model for predicting the expected diversity of noun phrases in a sample of speech.
For example, in looking at the verbs in the standards, it is possible to see what students are expected to be able to "do," and by identifying the nouns and noun phrases, educators can identify the "essential concepts" embedded within the standards.
They cover interface effects in Serbian clitics, testing conditions on meaning transfer, tracking the preference for bound-variable dependencies in ambiguous ellipses and only-structures, most meanings are superlative, grammatical illusions and selective fallibility in real-time language of comprehension, seeing what you mean mostly, and the representational nature of representational noun phrases.
This phenomenon can be illustrated with the sentence pairs in 1a and 1b in which the quantifier [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'all' serves to modify the noun phrase [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'peoples'.
We study information from over 55,000,000 sources and parse out the nouns and noun phrases every 24 hours.
All the underlined subjects are definite, and all of the five italicised noun phrase complements are definite, and indeed seemingly generic.
noun phrase with postposition "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII](wa)," 3.
Abstract This article argues that adnominal modifiers in a layered model of the noun phrase can be divided into two major subcategories: descriptive modifiers and discourse-referential modifiers.

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