A Quick reference
1. Abbreviation for adjective; hence AP for *adjective phrase.
2. The *argument of a *transitive verb
AA(V)E Quick reference
Abbreviation for African American (Vernacular) English.
abbreviated clause Quick reference
As reduced clause.
abbreviatory convention Quick reference
Any convention that allows the expression of two or more *rules (2) to be combined into one.
abduction (1) Quick reference
Movement away from a central line. The *vocal cords are thus abducted when they are drawn apart. The opposite