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Meaning of ultimate constituent

ul'timate constit'uent

Pronunciation: [key]
— Grammar.
  1. an element of a construction that cannot be further divided into grammatical constituents: the morphemes of an utterance are usually considered to be its ultimate constituents. Cf.
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