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locative

noun loc·a·tive \ ˈlä-kə-tiv \

Definition of locative

: the locative case; also : a word in that case

Origin and Etymology of locative

Latin locus + English -ative (as in vocative)


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locative

adjective

Definition of locative

: of or being a grammatical case that denotes place or the place where or wherein

First Known Use of locative

1778

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