Definition of -ative in English:

-ative

Pronunciation: /ətɪv, ˈeɪtɪv/

suffix

(Forming adjectives) denoting a characteristic or propensity: pejorative talkative

Origin

from French -atif, -ative or Latin -ativus (from past participial stems ending in -at).

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