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English noun: grammatical construction

1. grammatical construction (communication) a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit


SamplesI concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner.


Synonymsconstruction, expression


Broader (hypernym)constituent, grammatical constituent


Narrower (hyponym)adjunct, clause, complement, involution, phrase, predicator


Antonymsmisconstruction









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