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augmentative

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adjective aug·men·ta·tive \ȯg-ˈmen-tə-tiv\

Definition of augmentative

  1. 1 :  able to augment

  2. 2 grammar :  indicating large size and sometimes awkwardness or unattractiveness —used of words and affixes — compare diminutive

First Known Use of augmentative

15th century


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augmentative

noun aug·men·ta·tive

Definition of augmentative

grammar

  1. :  an augmentative word or affix

First Known Use of augmentative

1804



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