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attributive


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attributive  \At*trib"u*tive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  attributif.] 
  Attributing;  pertaining  to  expressing,  or  assigning  an 
  attribute;  of  the  nature  of  an  attribute. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attributive  \At*trib"u*tive\,  n.,  (Gram.) 
  A  word  that  denotes  an  attribute;  esp.  a  modifying  word 
  joined  to  a  noun  an  adjective  or  adjective  phrase. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  attributive 
  adj  :  (grammar)  of  adjectives;  placed  before  the  nouns  they 
  modify;  "`red'  is  an  attributive  adjective  in  `a  red 
  apple'"  [syn:  {prenominal}]  [ant:  {predicative}] 




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