from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A grammar that accounts for the constructions of a language by linguistic transformations and phrase structures, especially a generative grammar.
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- noun linguistics A
generative grammar, especially of a natural language, developed in the Chomskyantradition of phrase structure grammars (as opposed to dependency grammars).
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