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translative

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adjective trans·la·tive \-ˈlā-tiv\

Definition of translative

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving removal or transference from one person or place to another

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or serving in translation from one language or system into another



Circa 1682

First Known Use of translative

circa 1682

Rhymes with translative


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translative

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adjective trans·la·tive \tranz-ˈlā-tiv, trans-\

Legal Definition of translative

  1. :  constituting a transfer or conveyance <an act translative of ownership>




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