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Definition of functional grammar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

functional grammar

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌfʌŋkʃənl ˈɡræmə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfʌŋkʃənl ˈɡræmər//
 
[uncountable] (linguistics)
 
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grammar that analyses how language is used to communicate
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: functional grammar