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1ablative

adjective ab·la·tive \ˈa-blə-tiv\

Definition of ABLATIVE

:  of, relating to, or constituting a grammatical case expressing typically the relations of separation and source and also frequently such relations as cause or instrument
ablative noun

First Known Use of ABLATIVE

circa 1500

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

2ablative

adjective ab·la·tive \a-ˈblā-tiv\

Definition of ABLATIVE

1
:  of or relating to ablation
2
:  tending to ablate <ablative material on a nose cone>
ab·la·tive·ly adverb

First Known Use of ABLATIVE

circa 1569

ablative

adjective ab·la·tive \a-ˈblā-tiv, ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ABLATIVE

:  relating to or involving surgical ablation <ablative treatment> <ablative techniques>

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