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constative

adjective con·sta·tive \kən-ˈstā-tiv, ˈkän-stə-tiv\

Definition of CONSTATIVE

1
:  of, relating to, or being a verbal form that expresses past completed action
2
:  being or relating to an utterance (as an assertion, question, or command) that is capable of being judged true or false
constative noun
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Origin of CONSTATIVE

constate to assert positively, from French constater, from Latin constat it is certain, 3d singular present indicative of constare
First Known Use: 1901

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