Definición de attributive en inglés:

attributive

Silabificación: at·trib·u·tive
Pronunciación: /əˈtribyədiv
 
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adjetivo

Grammar
(Of an adjective or noun) preceding the word it qualifies or modifies and expressing an attribute, as old in the old dog (but not in the dog is old) and expiration in expiration date (but not in date of expiration). Often contrasted with predicative.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Word combination often leads to strings of adjectives and attributive nouns, a style that began in Time magazine in the 1920s, with the aim of providing impact and ‘colour’.
  • In his introduction to the book, the 6th word is an attributive adjective.
  • When we use the expression a London Fog raincoat, we use London Fog as an attributive modifier of the noun raincoat.

Origen

mid 18th century (as a noun in the sense 'a word expressing an attribute'): from French attributif, -ive, from attribut 'an attribute', from Latin attribuere 'add to' (see attribute).

Derivativos

attributively

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Tall may be used both attributively and predicatively, as in a tall man and The man is tall.
  • In the first case the description is used attributively, in the second referentially.

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Pronunciación: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
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