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part of speech

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Grammar
part of speechˌpart of ˈspeech ●●○ noun (plural parts of speech) [countable] 🔊 🔊 technicalSLG one of the types into which words are divided in grammar according to their use, such as noun, verb, or adjective
Examples from the Corpus
part of speechThe probability of each part of speech starting and ending a noun phrase was then determined from this data.No part of speech was spared.If the homonyms are the same part of speech, they are distinguished by superior numbers following the part-of-speech label.The epithet is that part of speech which most readily reflects such a change.
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