(in generative grammar) a representation of the constituent structure of a sentence, using a tree diagram or labeled bracketing.
Words nearby phrase marker
Origin of phrase marker
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for phrase marker
linguistics a representation, esp one in the form of a tree diagram, of the constituent structure of a sentence
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