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attributive
American English: /əˈtrɪbjədɪv/
British English: /əˈtrɪbjʊtɪv/

Translation of attributive in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • 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.

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