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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Chomsky, Noam Born 1928. American linguist and political theorist who revolutionized the study of language with his theory of generative grammar, set forth in Syntactic Structures (1957).

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)

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