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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for Autonomous Domain

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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This social cognitive linguistics is more valid than the discourses approach, he contends, because non-agentive and conflictive aspects of meaning in society cannot be properly understood as an autonomous domain, because social cognitive linguistics provides a framework that includes the foundational role of agency and cooperation as part of the necessary context for understanding interpersonal and conflictive processes, and because combining cooperation with interpersonal causal pressures enables an ecologically valid approach to the normative aspects of discourse conflicts.
What is important to acknowledge is that Beaton's Introduction is the first modernist history of Greek literature - the first to treat literature as a differentiated, autonomous domain with its own structure and evolution.