rewrite rule

rewriterule

Linguistics.
a phrase-structure rule in a generative grammar, shown as an instruction to replace or rewrite a single symbol, representing a syntactic structure, on the left with one or more symbols, representing the constituents of the structure, on the right, as in S → NP + VP, where S (sentence) is to be replaced with its constituents NP (noun phrase) and VP (verb phrase).
Also, rewriting rule.
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rewrite rule
 
n
generative grammar another name for phrase-structure rule

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