stratificational grammar

noun
strat·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion·​al grammar | \ ˌstra-tə-fə-ˈkā-shnəl- How to pronounce stratificational grammar (audio) , -shə-nᵊl- \

Definition of stratificational grammar

: a grammar based on the theory that language consists of a series of hierarchically related strata linked together by representational rules

First Known Use of stratificational grammar

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Stratificational grammar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stratificational%20grammar. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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