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equative Syllabification: eq·ua·tive
Pronunciation: /əˈkwādiv/

Definition of equative in English:


Denoting a sentence or other structure in which one term is identified with another, as in the winner is Jill.
Example sentences
  • One linguist proposes the following "rule" for an equative clause having a PAS-noun-adjective construction.
  • In Present Day Korean, there are four markers of equative comparative.



Example sentences
  • Used properly it can calculate odds of capability using numbers and timing within equatively correct momentum.
  • In 38 of the 44 cases, the main-clause verb is is or was used equatively.

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