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noun
1.
(especially in Chinese grammar) a word that has lexical meaning rather than grammatical meaning; a word or morpheme that functions grammatically as a contentive.
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Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • Without the full word, finding the term in a glossary may be difficult or impossible.
  • Use of an acronym does not turn its full word into a proper noun.

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