FORMAL GRAMMAR

a term that is applied to the description of language in terms of its form and structure as opposed to its function and meaning. Compare functional grammar.

FORMAL GRAMMAR: "Formal grammar deals with the construction of sentences."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FORMAL GRAMMAR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/formal-grammar/ (accessed November 18, 2018).
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