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We cannot tell whether it depends wholly on laws, or partly on laws and partly on a collocation.

If it depends on a collocation, it will be true in all the cases in which that particular collocation exists.

The derivative law in this case depends not solely on laws, but on a collocation; and collocations cannot be reduced to any law.

Whereas Descartes made the union between them a violent collocation, Geulincx practically called it a miracle.

The collocation of "grace" and "strength" in the ninth verse is characteristic of the New Testament, and very significant.

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On this page you'll find 151 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to collocation, such as: allocation, allotment, analysis, arrangement, coordination, and designation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.