Definition of attributive
- an attributive adjective
- The "apple" of "apple pie" is not an adjective but an attributive noun.
- a noun being used attributively
“Red” in “red hair” is an attributive adjective.
In “airplane pilot” the noun “airplane” is attributive.
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the quality or fact of being simultaneous
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