FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR

an approach to grammar using categories that reflect nonlinguistic factors, such as intention and social context, rather than categories based solely on formal linguistic analysis. Compare formal grammar.

FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR: "Functional grammar deals with content and meaning."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-grammar/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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