Noun Phrase (definition)
A syntactic element which is headed my a noun or a pronoun. In a noun phrase the noun can be modified by an article/determiner or an adjective. For example, in English. “The Man” is a noun phrase, in which "the" is a determiner which modifies "man"- a noun that is the head of the noun phrase.
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