[ sin-tak-tiks ]
/ sɪnˈtæk tɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb) Linguistics.
the branch of semiotics dealing with the formal properties of languages and systems of symbols.
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Also called logical syntax.
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British Dictionary definitions for syntactics
/ (sɪnˈtæktɪks) /
(functioning as singular) the branch of semiotics that deals with the formal properties of symbol systems; proof theory
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