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Montague grammar

/ (ˈmɒntəˌɡjuː) /
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noun
logic linguistics a model-theoretic semantic theory for natural language that seeks to encompass indexical expressions and opaque contexts within an extensional theory by constructing set-theoretic representations of the intension of an expression in terms of functions of possible worlds
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Word Origin for Montague grammar

named after Richard Merett Montague (1930–71), US logician
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