motivative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

motivate +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

motivative (comparative more motivative, superlative most motivative)

  1. motivating; serving to motivate
  2. (grammar) In, marked by or pertaining to the motivative case.

Noun[edit]

motivative (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) The motivative case, a case found in some languages (for example Basque) which marks the meaning "because of".

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