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B.3 Relative time expressions are not to be tagged, but any absolute times expressed as part of the entire expression are to be tagged.

"July last year"

<TIMEX TYPE="DATE">July</TIMEX> last year

"this June"


"next summer"

next <TIMEX TYPE="DATE">summer</TIMEX>

"thirty days before the end of the year"

thirty days before the end of the year

[no markup]

"the end of 1991"

the end of <TIMEX TYPE="DATE">1991</TIMEX>

[interpretation of "end" is unclear; it could be a day or month, or something else]

Named Entity Task Definition - 02 JUN 95
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