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word order

n.
The linear arrangement of words in a sentence, clause, or phrase.
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word order

n
(Linguistics) the arrangement of words in a phrase, clause, or sentence. In many languages, including English, word order plays an important part in determining meanings expressed in other languages by inflections
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word′ or`der


n.
the way in which words are arranged in sequence in a sentence or smaller construction.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.word order - the order of words in a textword order - the order of words in a text  
text, textual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
ordering, ordination, order - logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
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Translations
ordre des mots

word order

nordine m delle parole
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The study shows that infants in bilingual environments use pitch and duration cues to discriminate between languages - such as English and Japanese - with opposite word orders.
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Word orders shift in some languages depending on the situation, another poorly understood phenomenon.
The adult learners who had had little to no exposure to languages with word orders different from those in English quite easily learned the artificial languages that had word orders commonly found in the world's languages but failed to learn Verblog.
Generating context-appropriate word orders in Turkish, Proceedings of the Seventh International Generation Workshop, Maine: 117-126.
This paper explores certain properties of word orders in Polish clauses with monotransitive verbs where the object is moved to the clause initial position across the subject.
ASL, while used in the U.S., uses word orders and grammatical constructions not found in English.
There's a combination of unfamiliar word choices and word orders that at its worst becomes journalese, which I hope everybody's been warning you about over and over again throughout your career.
Included are alternatives to ranking, women as independent roots, female agency, full autonomy of women, and feminine first word orders. E-mail: addie@ufl.edu
The production of different word orders: a psycholinguistic and developmental approach.
The sentence types in (3) thus indicate that children learning German will become familiar with the three different word orders in matrix clauses VNN, NVN, and NNV.