intransitive verb

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˌtrænsətɪv ˈvɜːb/, /ɪnˌtrænzətɪv ˈvɜːb/

Noun[edit]

intransitive verb (plural intransitive verbs)

  1. (grammar) An action verb not taking a direct object.
    In English "sleep" is an intransitive verb.

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