Chomskyite

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Chomsky (ˈtʃɒmskɪ)
 
n
(Avram) Noam (ˈnəʊəm). born 1928, US linguist and political critic. His theory of language structure, transformational generative grammar, superseded the behaviourist view of Leonard Bloomfield
 
'Chomskyan
 
n, —adj
 
'Chomskyite
 
n, —adj

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