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- (grammar, of a word or phrase) Modifying a noun, while in the same phrase as that noun.
- In "this big house", "big" is attributive, whereas in "this house is big", it is predicative.
- Having the nature of an attribute.
of, or being an attributive
having the nature of an attribute
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attributive (plural attributives)
- (grammar) An attributive word or phrase (see above), contrasted with predicative.
- In "this big house," "big" is an attributive, while in "this house is big," it is a predicative.
- In "this tiger is a man-eater," "man" is an attributive noun.
a word or phrase that modifies a noun and is part of the noun's noun phrase
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- feminine form of attributif
- feminine plural of attributivo