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Chomsky, Noam

Syllabification: Chom·sky, Noam
Pronunciation: /ˈCHäm(p)skē
 
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( 1928-), US theoretical linguist; full name Avram Noam Chomsky. Noted for expounding the theory of generative grammar, he also theorized that linguistic behavior is innate, not learned, and that all languages share the same underlying grammatical base. Notable works: Syntactic Structures (1957) and Aspects of the Theory of Syntax (1965).

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