Definitions for proper adjective
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an adjective formed from a proper noun, as American from
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Origin of proper adjective:
An adjective derived from a proper noun, such as British derived from Britain.
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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