Predicate: unionize

Roleset id: unionize.01 , to organize or join a labor union, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

unionize.01: UNIONIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'unionize' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from unionize.01-v predicate notes)


unionize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, causer (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity joining a union (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: automatically generated

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

        But from early on , Tiger 's workers unionized , while Federal 's never have [*?*] .

        ArgM-DIS: But
        ArgM-TMP: from early on
        Arg1: Tiger 's workers
        Rel: unionized
        ArgM-ADV: while Federal 's never have [*?*]

Predicate: union

Roleset id: union.02 , the act of joining, uniting, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

union.02: UNION-N NOTES: Corresponds to VNcls other_cos-45.4. Comparison to 'unite.01'. (from union.01-n)


union (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: uniter, agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: (first) thing(s) being united (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-PPT: other things, if separate from Arg1
        Arg3-PRD: unified whole
        Arg4-VSP: specific aspect of arg1 and arg2 being unified

Example: args 2, 4

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

        To be anthropomorphic , the " UK psyche " resists federal union with Europe as evidenced by their original reluctance to join the Eurozone .

        Arg4: federal
        Rel: union
        Arg2: with Europe

Example: NOT an event, call .YY

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

        The union has demanded a 37.6 % increase in the minimum wage while De Beers 's final offer was an increase of 17 % . So , I discussed it with the credit union .FMC Corp. and Baxter International say unions also wo n't like plant relocations and needed restructuring , which means layoffs .