Definition of Topicalization

1. Noun. (linguistics) emphasis placed on the topic or focus of a sentence by preposing it to the beginning of the sentence; placing the topic at the beginning of the sentence is typical for English. "`Those girls, they giggle when they see me' and `Cigarettes, you couldn't pay me to smoke them' are examples of topicalization"

Category relationships: Linguistics
Generic synonyms: Emphasis
Derivative terms: Topicalize



Definition of Topicalization

1. Noun. (linguistics) The placing of the topic of a sentence at the beginning. ¹

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