word order
noun Date: 1882 the order or arrangement of words in a phrase, clause, or sentence

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  • word order — see inversion …   Modern English usage

  • word order — n. the arrangement of words in a phrase, clause, or sentence …   English World dictionary

  • Word order — Linguistic typology Morphological Isolating Synthetic Polysynthetic Fusional Agglutinative Morphosyntactic Alig …   Wikipedia

  • word order — the way in which words are arranged in sequence in a sentence or smaller construction: In Latin, word order is freer than in English. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • word order — n. (a) fixed; flexible; normal; reverse word order * * * flexible normal reverse (a) fixed …   Combinatory dictionary

  • word order — word′ or der n. gram. the way in which words are arranged in sequence in a sentence or smaller construction • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • word order — noun the order of words in a text • Hypernyms: ↑ordering, ↑order, ↑ordination • Part Holonyms: ↑text, ↑textual matter …   Useful english dictionary

  • word order — noun The order of the syntactic constituents of a language. See Also: syntax …   Wiktionary

  • word-order — См. òrdine delle parole …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • Word order — Порядок слов …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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