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stratificational grammar

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  1. a grammar based upon the theory that language is made up of successive strata that are interconnected by established rules.

Origin of stratificational grammar

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for stratificational grammar

stratificational grammar

  1. linguistics a theory of grammar analysing language in terms of several structural strata or layers with different syntactic rules
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