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categorial

[kat-i-gawr-ee-uh l, -gohr-] /ˌkæt ɪˈgɔr i əl, -ˈgoʊr-/
adjective, Linguistics
1.
of or relating to a categorial grammar.
2.
(in generative grammar) of or relating to the part of the base component that contains rules for establishing syntactic categories and ordering the elements within them.
Origin
category + -al1; compare German categorial (1880) pertaining to categories in logic
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categorial

/ˌkætɪˈɡɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a category
2.
(logic) (of a statement) consisting of a subject, S, and a predicate, P, each of which denotes a class, and having one of the following forms: all S are P (universal affirmative); some S are P (particular affirmative); some S are not P (particular negative); no S are P (universal negative) See syllogism
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