relational grammar


relational grammar

noun

Definition of RELATIONAL GRAMMAR

:  a grammar based on a theory in which grammatical relations (as subject or object) are primitives in terms of which syntactic operations are defined

First Known Use of RELATIONAL GRAMMAR

1982

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