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objective complement

noun

Definition of OBJECTIVE COMPLEMENT

:  a noun, adjective, or pronoun used in the predicate as complement to a verb and as qualifier of its direct object (as chairman in we elected him chairman)

First Known Use of OBJECTIVE COMPLEMENT

1870

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