performative

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English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

performative (comparative more performative, superlative most performative)

  1. Being enacted as it is said.
    An example of a performative utterance could be, "I name this boat Alfred".

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Noun[edit]

performative (plural performatives)

  1. A performative utterance.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

performative f

  1. feminine form of performatif

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

performative

  1. feminine plural of performativo