phrase structure

noun

Definition of phrase structure

: the arrangement of the constituents of a sentence

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First Known Use of phrase structure

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of phrase structure was in 1888

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“Phrase structure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phrase%20structure. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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