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

  • n. A system of grammatical rules and constraints believed to underlie all natural languages.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the principles forming the basis for the human ability to understand language.
  • n. the general properties and constraints common to all human languages; also, the study of such principles.

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