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 (sĭn-tăk′tĭk) or syn·tac·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or conforming to the rules of syntax.

[Greek suntaktikos, putting together, from suntaktos, constructed, from suntassein, to construct; see syntax.]

syn·tac′ti·cal·ly adv.
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1. (Logic) Also: syntactical relating to or determined by syntax
2. (Logic) logic linguistics describable wholly with respect to the grammatical structure of an expression or the rules of well-formedness of a formal system
3. (Linguistics) logic linguistics describable wholly with respect to the grammatical structure of an expression or the rules of well-formedness of a formal system
synˈtactically adv
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(sɪnˈtæk tɪk)

also syn•tac′ti•cal,

of or pertaining to syntax.
[1570–80; < New Latin syntacticus < Greek syntaktikós=syntakt(ós) ordered, v. adj. of syntássein to arrange together (syn- syn- + tássein to arrange) + -ikos -ic; compare tactic]
syn•tac′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.syntactic - of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax; "the syntactic rules of a language"
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[sɪnˈtæktɪk] syntactical [sɪnˈtæktɪkəl] ADJsintáctico
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[sɪnˈtæktɪk] adjsyntaxique
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[sɪnˈtæktɪk] syntactical [sɪnˈtæktɪk(l)] adjsintattico/a
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There are almost no publications dealing with syntactic aspects of Votic, except for two doctoral dissertations (XeNHCOO 1987; Caoo 1963), which are not easily accessible to most linguists, and several articles by the same scholars.
The focus is mainly on the analysis of head-finality of the syntactic typology of Pashto in the framework of optimality theory (OT).
Emphasizing the common features of most syntactic dependencies--binary, asymmetry, and labelledness--linguists apply quantitative methods to analyze dependencies.
There is, however, a subtle but demanding syntactic complexity in MALCOLM MOONEY'S LAND, as in much of Graham s work.
Polymer syntactic foams are closed-cell composite materials fabricated by dispersing hollow particles in matrix materials.
Thus far this dictate has functioned as the loophole that has been used by syntacticians as an excuse for the fact that we don't yet have a transformational, generative syntactic theory that provides a model of how human language functions which can account for the causal relations involved.
The full range of HYTAC syntactic foam products will be available in all sizes of rods and sheets.