nuncupative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nuncupātīvus (nominal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /nʌŋˈkup.ə.tɪv/, /nʌŋˈkjup.ə.tɪv/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: nun‧cu‧pa‧tive

Adjective[edit]

nuncupative (not comparable)

  1. Oral; not written.
    a nuncupative will, i.e. one made by word of mouth only, and depending on oral testimony for proof
  2. (obsolete) Publicly or solemnly declaratory.
  3. (obsolete) Nominal; existing only in name.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nuncupātīvus (nominal).

Adverb[edit]

nuncupātīvē (not comparable)

  1. nominally

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