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immediate constituent

División en sílabas: im·me·di·ate con·stit·u·ent

Definición de immediate constituent en inglés:

sustantivo

Linguistics
Each of the constituents of a syntactic unit at the next level down in the hierarchy.
Example sentences
  • That is, the inverted motion construction has two immediate constituents, a setup consisting of a motional adverbial followed by a motion verb, and a phrase serving as the payoff.

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