adjunctive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adjunct +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

adjunctive (not comparable)

  1. forming an adjunct
  2. additional; neither basic nor primary: "adjunctive therapy"
  3. (logic) the property of two operations x and y, such that ax(ayb) = a, and ay(axb) = a

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

adjunctive (plural adjunctives)

  1. (grammar) a connector joining two components of the same weight, such as a coordinating conjunction
  2. (manufacturing) a substance added as a supplement; often in the phrase "additives and adjunctives."

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adjunctīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of adjunctīvus