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factitive

factitive

adjective fac·ti·tive \ˈfak-tə-tiv\

Definition of FACTITIVE

:  of, relating to, or being a transitive verb that in some constructions requires an objective complement as well as an object
— fac·ti·tive·ly adverb

Origin of FACTITIVE

probably from Latin factitare to do habitually, frequentative of facere
First Known Use: 1846

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