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categorial grammar

noun
1.
a grammar in which linguistic elements are categorized in terms of their ability to combine with one another to form larger constituents.
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categorial grammar

noun
1.
a theory that characterizes syntactic categories in terms of functions between classes of expressions. The basic classes are names (N) and sentences (S). Intransitive verbs are symbols for functions which take a name and yield a sentence (written S/N), adverbs form compound verbs from verbs (for example, run fast) and so are (S/N)/(S/N), etc
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