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grammarnoun

uk   /ˈɡræm.ər/  us   /ˈɡræm.ɚ/
A2 [U] (the ​study or use of) the ​rules about how words ​changetheirform and ​combine with other words to make ​sentences
[C] mainly UK a ​book of grammar ​rules: a ​German grammar

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(Definition of grammar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grammarnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡræm·ər/
grammar the ​study or use of the ​rules about how words ​changetheirform and ​combine with other words to ​expressmeaning: She ​memorized the ​vocabulary but is having ​trouble with the grammar.
(Definition of grammar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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