abdicative

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

abdicat +‎ -ive

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.dəˌkeɪ.tɪv/, /ˈæb.dəˌkə.tɪv/

Adjective[edit]

abdicative (comparative more abdicative, superlative most abdicative)

  1. (rare) Causing, or implying, abdication.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin abdicativus

Noun[edit]

abdicative (plural abdicatives)

  1. (logic) A reasoning from the negative
    • 1987, David Londey, The Logic of Apuleius:
      The fourth mood is that which brings together directly a particular abdicative from a particular dedicative and a universal abdicative, e.g., Some just thing is honourable, no honourable thing is base, therefore some just thing is not base.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abdicatīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of abdicatīvus