Recent Examples of determiner from the Web
Like so much of what’s called ambition, privilege is often the real determiner.
Whereas Sissoko, 27, is also said to be keen on a move to the Hawthorns, with the prospect of weekly first team football being the obvious determiner for the attacker.
However, it's surfaced that Eddie Howe's outfit are the frontrunners in the race for the 20-year-old's services, with top-flight football at the Vitality Stadium presumably being a tantalising determiner.
Because all plants get their food from the sun through the process of photosynthesis, the amount of shade is a large determiner on who will survive.
Within the nucleus, the chromosomes mysteriously move and divide, ranging themselves in patterns that will serve to distribute the determiners of heredity, the genes, to the daughter cells.
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First Known Use of determiner
DETERMINER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of determiner for English Language Learners
grammar : a word (such as “a,” “the,” “some,” “any,” “my,” or “your”) that comes before a noun and is used to show which thing is being referred to
DETERMINER Defined for Kids
Definition of determiner for Students
- “The” in “the red house” is a determiner.
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