grammatical

[ gruh-mat-i-kuh l ]
/ grəˈmæt ɪ kəl /

adjective

of or relating to grammar: grammatical analysis.
conforming to standard usage: grammatical speech.

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Origin of grammatical

1520–30; < Latin grammatic(us) (< Greek grammatikós knowing one's letters, equivalent to grammat-, stem of grámma letter + -ikos -ic) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for grammatical

grammatical
/ (ɡrəˈmætɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to grammar
(of a sentence) well formed; regarded as correct and acceptable by native speakers of the language

Derived forms of grammatical

grammatically, adverbgrammaticalness, noun
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