FREE MORPHEME

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Linguistics. a morpheme that can stand alone as a word in its own right. Free morphemes are contrasted with bound morphemes, such as plurals that can only appear in combination.

FREE MORPHEME: "A free morpheme is a word."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FREE MORPHEME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/free-morpheme/ (accessed December 8, 2022).

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