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Definition of 'adjective'


  1. a word that expresses an attribute of something
  2. the word class that qualifies nouns


  1. of or relating to or functioning as an adjective; "adjectival syntax"; "an adjective clause"
       Synonyms: adjectival
  2. relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law ; "adjective law"
       Synonyms: procedural
       Antonyms: substantive essential

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