attributive

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ə.ˈtrɪ.bju.tɪv/ or [əˈtʃrɪbjuɾɪv]

Adjective[change]

Positive
attributive

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. (grammar) An attributive modifier is a modifier of a noun, usually occurring before the noun in English.
    In a big tree, the adjective big is attributive, but in the tree is big, it is predicative.

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