pertaining to a relationship among linguistic elements that occur sequentially in the chain of speech or writing, as the relationship between the sun and is shining or the and sun in the sentence The sun is shining.
Origin of syntagmatic
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of or denoting a syntagma
Also: synˈtagmic (sɪnˈtæɡmɪk) linguistics denoting or concerning the relationship between a word and other members of a syntactic unit containing it
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