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well-formed

adj
1. (Logic) logic linguistics (of a formula, expression, etc) constructed in accordance with the syntactic rules of a particular system; grammatically correct
2. (Linguistics) logic linguistics (of a formula, expression, etc) constructed in accordance with the syntactic rules of a particular system; grammatically correct
well-formedness n

well′-formed′



adj.
1. rightly or pleasingly formed: a well-formed contour.
2. (of an utterance) conforming to the rules of a language; grammatical.
[1510–20]
well-form′ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.well-formed - conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers; "spoke in grammatical sentences"
Translations

well-formed

[ˌwelˈfɔːmd] ADJ (Ling) → gramatical
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He managed to watch her leaving that afternoon, and he was aware for the first time that she was well-formed, and that her manner of dress was satisfying.
If the hyacinths you planted for Christmas have well-formed buds they can be moved to your sitting room.
Writing for computational as well as theoretical linguists, Seuren presents a family of rule systems for four European languages (and a small one for Turkish) to convert semantic analyses of sentences, expressed in an orthodox variety of Predicate Calculus, into well-formed syntactic surface structures that can be fed directly into a proper morphology.
The plan already is well-formed, and will soon enter the signature-gathering phase of the process that could lead to a public vote next year.
A totally absorbing, sensitive coming-of-age story, beautifully written capturing the deep, well-formed characters and drawing the reader into the atmosphere.
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Overall I think the market is well-formed with the winner coming from the top two and at current odds I'll take the 6/1 on Koyal to be crowned another winner for India.
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When harvesting, cut the spears (flower shoots) when they are well-formed but before the small flower buds have opened.
He states, "We have many thinking and well-formed Catholics who seek a leadership that promotes their sense of belonging to a life-giving, relevant church.