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CQPweb - combining power, flexibility and usability in a corpus analysis tool

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CQPweb - combining power, flexibility and usability in a corpus analysis tool. / Hardie, Andrew.

In: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2012, p. 380–409.

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Hardie, A 2012, 'CQPweb - combining power, flexibility and usability in a corpus analysis tool', International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 380–409. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijcl.17.3.04har

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Hardie, Andrew. / CQPweb - combining power, flexibility and usability in a corpus analysis tool. In: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 2012 ; Vol. 17, No. 3. pp. 380–409.

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