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connective

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adjective con·nec·tive \kə-ˈnek-tiv\

Definition of connective

  1. :  serving to connect

connectively

adverb

Circa 1660

First Known Use of connective

circa 1660


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connective

noun con·nec·tive

Definition of connective

  1. :  something that connects: such asa :  a linguistic form that connects words or word groupsb :  a logical term (such as or, if-then, and, not) or a symbol for it that relates propositions in such a way that the truth or falsity of the resulting statement is determined by the truth or falsity of the components

1751

First Known Use of connective

1751


CONNECTIVE Defined for English Language Learners


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connective

noun con·nec·tive

Definition of connective for English Language Learners

  • grammar : a word (such as and ) that connects words or groups of words



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