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Synonyms for agent

Synonyms for agent

that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

Synonyms for agent

any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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I read Bion's concept of normal projective identification as an essential expression of the infant's elemental agentive capacities, closely linked to curiosity and emotional expression.
So we should rule out interpretations of the boxer's case in which the tell lacks agentive control.
This theoretical paper tries to explain the role of children's collective play to form the prototype of agentive role of subjectivity in avoluntary and pleasurable way which would develop as a positive behaviour in the future occurrences of other collective activities based on the perspectives of cultural-historical psychology.
The recourse to instructional practices as an agentive route to establish one's competence came fraught with a variety of tensions that included limited availability of resources, the fragmented nature of time, ambivalent relations with coteachers, and the absence of instructional models in schools that reflected the principles of universal design learned within courses.
Female agentive nouns are derived from verbs by means of the suffix '-euse', a variant of the suffix '-eur', which also produces a rather regular derivational paradigm with few gaps only.
Moreover, it foregrounds the agentive powers of the refugee storyteller in LINC classrooms.
A third fact that would explain the lower frequency of demonstratives in Latin in relation to Romance languages is related to the expression of the function of agentive, presented in L mainly through present participle (PrP).
They have always been originators, creators, and fully agentive.
The semantic development from agentive to agentless passives, which, in turn, can easily be transformed into non-passives, as in the case of 'Y is seen (known etc.
However, the process of composing personal narratives can open up spaces for students to re-create their identities, to construct and re-construct agentive selves, and to script themselves as capable actors in creating alternative futures (Hull & Katz, 2006).
What characterizes upper secondary students' reflections on their identity during their work with mediagraphy, and how do they depict the media as an agentive factor in their social practice?
The ethnographic approach, also a major strength of the text, supports Miller-Young's case for an agentive Black subjectivity.