specifier

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See also: spécifier

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From specify +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

specifier (plural specifiers)

  1. A person or thing that specifies.
  2. (linguistics) A component of a phrase that is non-recursive and not found as a sister of the head of the phrase, but rather as a daughter of the maximal projection of the phrase.

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