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(Biography) (Avram) Noam (ˈnəʊəm). born 1928, US linguist and political critic. His theory of language structure, transformational generative grammar, superseded the behaviourist view of Leonard Bloomfield
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n. (Avram) Noam (noʊm, ˈnoʊ əm)
born 1928, U.S. linguist and political writer.
Chom′sky•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Chomsky - United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)
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Political theorist Noam Chomsky, who for years was among the top 10 most quoted academics on the planet, will address the question of global significance at Durham Castle next Thursday.
Political theorist Noam Chomsky, who was for years among the top 10 most quoted academics on the planet, will address questions of global signifi-cance at Durham Castle on Thursday, May 22.