There are 2 translations of indicative in Spanish:

indicative1

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɪkətɪv/

adj

  • 1 (revealing) [formal] to be indicative of sth ser* indicio de algo, revelar algo
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    • Thinking about it, it is perhaps time for a general shake-up of road names and signs in this area to make them more indicative of their use.
    • The fact that we have kept so many clients for so many years is more indicative of the service we have provided.
    • Watching Paul glance over several times at Dan's guitar with a half smile was very indicative of how much Dan can blow everyone away while performing.
  • 2 [Ling] [mood/form] indicativo
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    • If a regular pronoun and indicative mood are used, it shows that the speaker asserts that the report is true.
    • He wants to move the claim from the conditional to the indicative mood, as the grammarians would say.
    • The third-person singular indicative ending in Shakespeare's verbs could be either s, as now, or the older th.

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Word of the day orsay
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offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of indicative in Spanish:

indicative2

n

  • [Ling] the indicative el indicativo
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    • Thus, if a language has long-distance reflexivization with indicatives, then it will necessarily have it with (if relevant) subjunctives, infinitives, small clauses, and NPs.
    • And the form is, of course, the first-person singular present active indicative.
    • Is ‘preserve’ in a poem being discussed an indicative or subjunctive?
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    • This is not simply to avoid criticisms of judgment speech by translating it from the indicative to the optative.
    • Moreover, the shift in grammatical mood from subjunctive to indicative underscores how plausible this vision is.
    • Success is articulated not in the indicative but in the subjunctive: potential threats removed; future wars that don't have to be fought.

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Word of the day orsay
m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.