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language acquisition device n.

Andrew M. Colman

in A Dictionary of Psychology

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199534067
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726828
language acquisition device n.

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A hypothetical mechanism, based on generative grammar, introduced in 1964 by the US linguist and philosopher (Avram) Noam Chomsky

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Subjects: Psychology

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