transformational rules

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English[edit]

Merge-arrow.gif It has been requested that this entry be moved to transformational rule(+).

Noun[edit]

transformational rules (plural only)

  1. plural form of transformational rule
  2. (music) Rules that modify a well-formed structure (in limited ways).
  3. (grammar) Rules that take an input and change it in some restricted way to result in a Surface Structure (or S-structure).

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