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adversative (not comparable)
- (linguistics) Expressing opposition or difference.
1992, Raymond F. Collins, Divorce in the New Testament, page 155:
- In Matthew's Q-source, this short sentence may have been introduced by the strong adversative conjunction, "but" (alla).
expressing opposition or difference
adversative (plural adversatives)
- feminine of
- inflected form of