Predicate: trivialize

Roleset id: trivialize.01 , make trivial, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

trivialize.01: TRIVIALIZE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls other_cos-45.4 (from trivialize.01-v)


trivialize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause, agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: trivial thing (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: the one example

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

        It never ceases to amaze me how [the business world]-1 continues *trace*-1 to trivialize the world's environmental problems (``Is Science, or Private Gain, Driving Ozone Policy?'' by George Melloan, Business World, Oct. 24).

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: trivialize
        Arg1: the world 's environmental problems