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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: gramaire, from Latin grammatica, from Greek grammatikos 'of letters', from gramma; GRAM


Related topics: Grammar
gram‧mar S3 W3
1 [uncountable] the rules by which words change their forms and are combined into sentences, or the study or use of these rules:
Check your spelling and grammar.
the rules of English grammar
2 [countable] a particular description of grammar or a book that describes grammar rules:
A dictionary lists the words, a grammar states the rules.

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