Definition of attributive
attributivelyadverb a noun being used attributively
Examples of attributive in a sentence
“Red” in “red hair” is an attributive adjective.
In “airplane pilot” the noun “airplane” is attributive.
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ATTRIBUTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of attributive for English Language Learners
grammar : joined directly to a noun in order to describe it
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