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English noun: syntactic category

1. syntactic category (communication) (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties


Synonymsgrammatical category


Broader (hypernym)category, class, family


Narrower (hyponym)case, form class, gender, grammatical case, grammatical gender, number, part of speech, participant role, person, semantic role, tense, word class


Domain categorygrammar









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