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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In grammar, the influence or power of a word in consequence of which another word in the sentence must have a certain form, in regard to number, case, person, mode, or the like; government.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Gram.) See government, n., 7.

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  • noun grammar regimen; government

Etymologies

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Latin rectio, from regere ("to rule or govern").

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