from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A grammar that accounts for the constructions of a language by linguistic transformations and phrase structures, especially generative grammar.
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- n. A generative grammar, especially of a natural language, developed in the Chomskyan tradition of phrase structure grammars (as opposed to dependency grammars).
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