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  gradation2
  grammaire
  grammaire à adéquation descriptive
  grammaire de texte
  grammaire des constituants
  grammaire historique
  grammaire intériorisée
  grammaire régulière
  grammaire syntagmatique
  grammaire syntagmatique généralisée
  grammaire systémique
  grammaire textuelle
  grammaire traditionnelle
  grammairien
  grammatical1

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prescriptive grammar

[Subentry of grammar, prescriptive]

Fr    grammaire normative

Synonym(s): normative grammar

Antonym(s): descriptive grammar

Related term(s): norm of usage, prescription, ungrammatical

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 239-240; Collinge 1990: 72; Crystal 2003: 369; Eggins 1994: 144; ELL: 5160; Finch 2000: 80; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 154 (prescriptive linguistics); Lyons 1971: 7; Matthews 1997: 293; Nash 1968: 189; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 174; Quirk etal. 1985: 14; Richards etal. 1992: 287; Wales 1989: 372-373


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  preposed
  preposing
  preposition
  prepositional
  prerequisite
  prescription
  prescriptive
  prescriptivism
  present
  presentation
  presentational
  presentative1
  presentative2
  pressure
  prestige

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