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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Relating to the structure of sentences. According to the rules.

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  • For most grammatical purposes a clause is a syntactic structure containing both a subject and a predicate.
  • The syntactic rules of a language
  • But for me, it was a bit worrisome — especially as I had recently been enjoying a resurgence of interest in syntactic research.
  • Outside of poetic writing and certain syntactic alternations like topicalization, the word order of Modern English is Subject-Verb-Object. for more
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