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eventive Syllabification: e·vent·ive
Pronunciation: /əˈven(t)iv/

Definition of eventive in English:


(Of the subject or object of a sentence) denoting an event.
Example sentences
  • We will argue that it is the well-established contrast between stative and eventive predicates that lies at the bottom of these effects.
  • Yet, it might be argued, ordinary language allows for the relata to be described in eventive (imperfect nominal), factive (perfect nominal), and other forms.
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