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    adj/adv in a law text

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    United states law requires the existence of a 'treaty or convention for extradition', while the extradition legislation of Great Britain applies only 'where an arrangement has been made with any foreign States'. The word 'arrangement' is arguably of wide meaning and might extend to an exchange of diplomatic correspondence concerning a particular individual, but this view has never been tested.

    I think 'arguably' needs to be changed with 'arguable,' and I think 'meanings' sounds more natural to me than the singular form.

    I will be grateful if you have any point in grammar to help.

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    Re: adj/adv in a law text

    I think the original is correct.

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    Re: adj/adv in a law text

    The arrangement is of wide meaning. How is it of wide meaning? Arguably.

    The adverb form is needed.

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    Re: adj/adv in a law text

    May I call it a sentence adverb?

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    #5

    Re: adj/adv in a law text

    The meaning of the word "arrangement" is arguably wide.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: adj/adv in a law text

    Is the following possible?
    'Arguably, the word "arrangement" is of wide meaning.'

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    Re: adj/adv in a law text

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Is the following possible?
    'Arguably, the word "arrangement" is of wide meaning.'
    Yes, but I prefer the original version.

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