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Epistemic modality in MA dissertations. / Gabrielatos, Costas; McEnery, Tony.

Lengua y Sociedad : Ivestigaciones recientes en linguistica aplicada. ed. / Pedro A. Fuertes Olivera. Spain : Universidad de Valladolid, 2005. p. 311-331 (Linguistica y Filologia no. 61).

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Gabrielatos, C & McEnery, T 2005, Epistemic modality in MA dissertations. in PA Fuertes Olivera (ed.), Lengua y Sociedad : Ivestigaciones recientes en linguistica aplicada. Linguistica y Filologia no. 61, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain, pp. 311-331.

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Gabrielatos, C., & McEnery, T. (2005). Epistemic modality in MA dissertations. In P. A. Fuertes Olivera (Ed.), Lengua y Sociedad : Ivestigaciones recientes en linguistica aplicada (pp. 311-331). (Linguistica y Filologia no. 61). Universidad de Valladolid.

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Gabrielatos C, McEnery T. Epistemic modality in MA dissertations. In Fuertes Olivera PA, editor, Lengua y Sociedad : Ivestigaciones recientes en linguistica aplicada. Spain: Universidad de Valladolid. 2005. p. 311-331. (Linguistica y Filologia no. 61).

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Gabrielatos, Costas ; McEnery, Tony. / Epistemic modality in MA dissertations. Lengua y Sociedad : Ivestigaciones recientes en linguistica aplicada. editor / Pedro A. Fuertes Olivera. Spain : Universidad de Valladolid, 2005. pp. 311-331 (Linguistica y Filologia no. 61).

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