form class

noun

Definition of form class

: a class of linguistic forms that can be used in the same position in a construction and that have one or more morphological or syntactical features in common

First Known Use of form class

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Form class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/form%20class. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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