prosecutive case

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prosecutive case (plural prosecutive cases)

  1. (grammar) A special form of the prolative case used to describe movement along a surface or way.
    • 1971, Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 24,
      They are not compared in the usual sense of the word, but the comparative and superlative are sometimes expressed by using the ablative or prosecutive case, sometimes by using specific participles, and sometimes by adding a diminutive or argumentative, as the case may be.

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