[ non-gruh-mat-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌnɒn grəˈmæt ɪ kəl /
(of a sentence or expression) not conforming to the grammatical rules of a given language.
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How To Use ColonsColons are used to introduce lists, quotes, or further explanation. They’re also used to separate items in non-grammatical structures. Introducing a List A colon can be used to introduce a list. In general, the portion of sentence before the colon should be a complete sentence (it should contain a subject and a verb). Phrases like the following may sometimes be used to signal an introduction …
- nongonococcal urethritis,
- nonharmonic tone,
Origin of nongrammatical
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