definitive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French définitif.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈfɪn.ɪt.ɪv/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

definitive (comparative more definitive, superlative most definitive)

  1. explicitly defined
  2. conclusive or decisive
    definitive vote
    She will have the definitive say in the matter, after consulting her board of directors.
  3. definite, authoritative and complete
  4. limiting; determining
    a definitive word
  5. (philately) general, not issued for commemorative purposes
  6. (obsolete) Determined; resolved.

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Noun[edit]

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definitive (plural definitives)

  1. (grammar) a word, such as a definite article or demonstrative pronoun, that defines or limits something
  2. (philately) an ordinary postage stamp that is part of a series of all denominations or is reprinted as needed to meet demand
    Synonym: definitive stamp

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Adverb[edit]

definitive

  1. definitively

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

definitive

  1. inflection of definitiv:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

definitive

  1. feminine plural of definitivo

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dēfīnītīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēfīnītīvus

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