Meaning of “grammatical” in the English Dictionary

"grammatical" in British English

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grammaticaladjective

uk /ɡrəˈmæt.ɪ.kəl/ us /ɡrəˈmæt̬.ɪ.kəl/

C2 relating to grammar or obeying the rules of grammar:

a grammatical (= grammatically correct) sentence

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  • Today we're going to have another look at the grammatical structure of a sentence.
  • At the bottom of each page of the dictionary is a panel with grammatical information.
  • The writer has used several complex grammatical constructions.
  • It's not grammatical to say 'Me and my friends went to the cinema'.
  • The teacher was busy explaining a difficult grammatical point to the class.
grammatically
adverb uk /ɡrəˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ɡrəˈmæt̬.ɪ.kəl.i/

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

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