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Said of a grammar where the syntax of each constituent is independent of the symbols occuring before and after it in a sentence. Parsers for such grammars are simpler than those for context-dependent grammars because the parser need only know the current symbol.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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