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grammaticality

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹə.mæt.ɪˌkæl.ɪ.ti/

NounEdit

grammaticality (countable and uncountable, plural grammaticalities)

  1. (of language) The state or attribute of obeying the rules of grammar; grammatical correctness.
    • 1963, Peter Lackowski, “Words as Grammatical Primes”, Language, vol. 39, no. 2, p. 214:
      One cannot consistently judge the grammaticality of utterances without knowing what grammatical types their constituent morphemes represent.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster’s Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.