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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

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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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For example, the agent produced by the shift differs semantically from the referent of a productively formed agentive -er noun (cf.
Crafting an agentive self: Case studies of digital storytelling.
In fact, they based their theories on Cao Pi's passive view of wenqi and only meant to complement it with their agentive notion of the self-cultivated wenqi.
These social media skills positioned children in transnational families to take agentive roles in interactions with kin.
Drawing upon the constructs of identity and agency in relation to professional learning and practice, I define TEs' self-development as agentive efforts to construct their pedagogies and practices of teacher education with the purpose of becoming the kind of TE they aspire to become.
Demanding autonomy for the female body and writing radically about women's bodies and sexuality, these agentive women poets have shown that women's narratives have never been divorced from state politics or even from the sociocultural and historical dimensions of public spaces.
At the same time, it does not tell us anything about the agentive forces of non-humans in the city, such as plants, trees, animals and spirits, all of which are likewise affected by demolition, pollution, destruction, and disturbances.
of actions and the different agentive configurations which combine
In this way the shame space becomes an abandoned site for generating agentive, intersubjective, experience.
Young people may gain a fresh perspective on their agentive capacities and limitations when they are asked to tell their stories in their own way and then to think critically about that activity.
Though all of Party's subjects are situated in barren landscapes, nature is depicted as reconciled and agentive to its fate, while humans are dispossessed.
The author offers an account of the experience of acting that demonstrates how agentive aspects of experience associated with the execution of intentions are richly integrated with perceptual aspects associated with parts of action taking place in the publicly observable world.
This work was funded by the Project FONDECYT N 11160544 'The Agentive Architecture of Human Thought' granted by the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) of the Government of Chile.
Hyvarinen and Watanabe openly pose the question of long autobiographical narratives versus an embodied, interactive, and agentive self.
Other linguistic markers of ideology are evident in Buhari's use of passivization, nominalization, and abstraction to deflect agentive responsibility.