factitive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Examples
  • to make someone be something
  • enslave: to make someone a slave

factitive (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, of a verb) Taking a complement that expresses a result along with a direct object, or inherently implying a complement; or synonymous with causative.
  2. (linguistics, rare, of a verb) Factive.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

factitive

  1. feminine singular of factitif