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categorial

[ kat-i-gawr-ee-uhl, -gohr- ]
/ ˌkæt ɪˈgɔr i əl, -ˈgoʊr- /
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adjective Linguistics.
of or relating to a categorial grammar.
(in generative grammar) of or relating to the part of the base component that contains rules for establishing syntactic categories and ordering the elements within them.
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Origin of categorial

category + -al1; compare German categorial (1880) pertaining to categories in logic
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British Dictionary definitions for categorial

categorial
/ (ˌkætɪˈɡɔːrɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to a category
logic (of a statement) consisting of a subject, S, and a predicate, P, each of which denotes a class, and having one of the following forms: all S are P (universal affirmative); some S are P (particular affirmative); some S are not P (particular negative); no S are P (universal negative)See syllogism
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