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generative semantics

generative semantics

noun plural but usually singular in construction \usually ˈje-nə-rə-tiv-\

Definition of GENERATIVE SEMANTICS

:  a description of a language emphasizing a semantic deep structure that is logical in form, that provides syntactic structure, and that is related to surface structure by transformations

First Known Use of GENERATIVE SEMANTICS

1970

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