Definition of nonfinite in English:


Syllabification: non·fi·nite
Pronunciation: /nänˈfīnīt


  • 1Not finite.
  • 1.1 Grammar (Of a verb form) not limited by tense, person, or number. Contrasted with finite.
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    • By definition, non-finite verb phrases do not have tense marking.
    • I've studied languages that use relative pronouns freely in analogous non-finite clauses.
    • An ungrounded clause corresponds to the traditional category of non-finite clause.

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