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Definition of: attributive

(ə·tribyə·tiv) adjective
1. Pertaining to or of the nature of an attribute; expressing or assigning an attribute.
2. So ascribed, as a work of art: That canvas is an attributive Vermeer.
3. Gram. Expressing an attribute; in English, designating an adjective or its equivalent which stands before the noun it modifies, as opposed to a predicate adjective which follows a linking verb; as, in the expression “a silver watch,” silver is an attributive adjective.
noun Gram. An attributive word.

—at·trib′u·tive·ly
adjective
—at·trib′u·tive·ness
noun

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Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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