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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prop′er ad′jective(n.)

  1. an adjective formed from a proper noun, as American from

    America.

    Category: Oceanography, Grammar

Origin of proper adjective:

1900–05

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  1. proper adjective(Noun)

    An adjective derived from a proper noun, such as British derived from Britain.

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  1. Proper adjective

    In English orthography, the term "proper adjective" is sometimes applied to adjectives that take initial capital letters, and the term "common adjective" to those that do not. These terms are used informally only; they are not used by grammarians or linguists

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