Predicate: liberalize

Roleset id: liberalize.01 , become more liberal, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

liberalize.01: LIBERALIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'liberalize' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from liberalize.01-v predicate notes) LIBERALIZATION-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, liberalize.01. No VNcls. (from liberalization.01-n)


liberalize (v.)
liberalization (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent of liberalization
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming more liberal (if separate from arg0)

Example: liberalize-v: usually transitive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        At a June EC summit, Mrs. Thatcher appeared to ease her opposition to full EMS membership, saying Britain would join once its inflation rate fell and the EC liberalized capital movements.

        Arg0: the EC
        Rel: liberalized
        Arg1: capital movements

Example: liberalize-v: oddly intransitive

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive

        Asked if [the Soviets]-1, like Chinese officials, won't one day face a similar conflict between the desire *trace*-1 to liberalize economically and yet retain political control, Mr. Lee said, ``I would think that the Soviets face a deeper dilemma because they have been more in blinkers than the Chinese -- I mean keeping their people cut off from the outside world.''

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: liberalize
        ArgM-MNR: economically

Example: liberalize-v: passive

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [The market for export financing]-1 was liberalized *trace*-1 in the mid-1980s, however, forcing the bank to face competition.

        Rel: liberalized
        Arg1: *trace*
        ArgM-TMP: in the mid-1980s
        ArgM-DIS: however
        ArgM-ADV: forcing the bank to face competition

Example: liberalization-n: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        To further the evidence, the organization Green Peace has warned the WTO that their liberalization of the forestry trade will devastate not only the environment, but the economies of the developing countries that play host to the rainforests

        Arg0: their
        Rel: liberalization
        Arg1: of the forestry trade

Predicate: liberal

Roleset id: liberal.02 , politically/socially liberal, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

liberal.02: LIBERAL-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from liberal.01-j)


liberal (j.)


        Arg1-PPT: politically/socially liberal entity

Example: liberal-j

        Jeb Bush is too liberal to run for the GOP nomination

        Arg1: Jeb Bush
        Argm-cxn: [too][to run for the GOP nomination]
        Rel: liberal

Roleset id: liberal.03 , generous, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

liberal.03: LIBERAL-J NOTES:


liberal (j.)


        Arg1-PAG: entity giving generously
        Arg2-PPT: generous with what, thing given generously

Example: liberal-j

        We should be liberal with our gratitude to Jim Schwall for feeling free enough to suggest today's very topical Good Word.

        Arg1: We
        Argm-mod: should
        Rel: liberal
        Arg2: with our gratitude to Jim Schwall
        Argm-cau: for feeling free enough to suggest today's very topical Good Word