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Montague grammar

(logic, linguistics) a model-theoretic semantic theory for natural language that seeks to encompass indexical expressions and opaque contexts within an extensional theory by constructing set-theoretic representations of the intension of an expression in terms of functions of possible worlds


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  • Montaigne

    [mon-teyn; French mawn-ten-yuh] /mɒnˈteɪn; French mɔ̃ˈtɛn yə/ noun 1. Michel Eyquem [mee-shel e-kem] /miˈʃɛl ɛˈkɛm/ (Show IPA), Seigneur de, 1533–92, French essayist. /French mɔ̃tɛɲ/ noun 1. Michel Eyquem de (miʃɛl ikɛm də). 1533–92, French writer. His life’s work, the Essays (begun in 1571), established the essay as a literary genre and record the evolution of […]

  • Montale

    [mawn-tah-le] /mɔnˈtɑ lɛ/ noun 1. Eugenio [e-oo-je-nyaw] /ˌɛ uˈdʒɛ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1896–1981, Italian poet: Nobel prize 1975. /Italian monˈtaːle/ noun 1. Eugenio (euˈdʒɛːnjo). 1896–1981, Italian poet: Nobel prize for literature 1975

  • Montalvo

    [mawn-tahl-vaw] /mɔnˈtɑl vɔ/ noun 1. Garci Ordóñez de [gahr-thee awr-th aw-nyeth th e] /gɑrˈθi ɔrˈðɔ nyɛθ ðɛ/ (Show IPA) 15th-century Spanish writer.

  • Montana

    [mon-tan-uh] /mɒnˈtæn ə/ noun 1. Joseph, Jr (“Joe”) born 1956, U.S. football player. 2. a state in the NW United States. 147,138 sq. mi. (381,085 sq. km). Capital: Helena. Abbreviation: MT (for use with zip code), Mont. /mɒnˈtænə/ noun 1. a state of the western US: consists of the Great Plains in the east and […]

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