Definition of eventive in English:


Syllabification: e·vent·ive
Pronunciation: /iˈventiv


  • (Of the subject or object of a sentence) denoting an event.
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    • 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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