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[gruh-mat-i-kal-i-tee] /grəˌmæt ɪˈkæl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being grammatical.
Also, grammaticalness
[gruh-mat-i-kuh l-nis] /grəˈmæt ɪ kəl nɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; grammatical + -ity
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Examples for grammaticality
  • Acquisition studies even provide evidence where theory makes predictions but intuitions of grammaticality begin to falter.
  • The children were given one production and two grammaticality judgment tasks.
  • Infants were also sensitive to inflection alone as a cue to grammaticality, but not word order alone.

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