Adjective "categorial" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/katəˈɡɔːrɪəl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Statistical relations between the categorial variables were analysed with SPSS software, using analysis or the Cochran Q test for related dichotomous variables.'
  2. 'Of course, temporal-parts theorists may urge that this categorial distinction between objects and processes is a superficial and philosophically unjustifiable one, rooted in the idiosyncrasies of everyday grammatical forms.'

Definitions

1. of or relating to a categorial grammar.

2. (in generative grammar) of or relating to the part of the base component that contains rules for establishing syntactic categories and ordering the elements within them.

More examples(as adjective)

"rules can be categorial."

"types can be categorial."

"straitjackets can be categorial."

"schemas can be categorial."

"phenomena can be categorial."

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