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Definitions for attributive
əˈtrɪb yə tɪvat·tribu·tive
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of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify
"`red' is an attributive adjective in `a red apple'"
An attributive word or phrase (see above), contrasted with predicative.
Modifying a noun, while in the same phrase as that noun.
In "this big house", "big" is attributive, whereas in "this house is big", it is predicative.
Having the nature of an attribute.
attributing; pertaining to, expressing, or assigning an attribute; of the nature of an attribute
a word that denotes an attribute; esp. a modifying word joined to a noun; an adjective or adjective phrase
Etymology: [Cf. F. attributif.]
The numerical value of attributive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of attributive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- attributiivi, attributiivinenFinnish
- attributive, attributif, épithèteFrench
- aitreabúideach, cáilíochtaIrish
- buaidh-aithriseachScottish Gaelic
- определение, атрибутивный, определительный, атрибутивRussian
- attribuhttaNorthern Sami
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