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syntax

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪntæks/

Translation of syntax in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • sintaxis (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • This at least seems true in the limited sense that all human tribes, classes and even professions instinctively create their own vocabularies, phrases and even syntax.
    • Try to imagine a world without language; a world where words, grammar and syntax suddenly become meaningless.
    • The other thing that they're learning about is syntax, phrase boundaries and clause boundaries.

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