obviative

adjective
ob·​vi·​a·​tive | \ˈäbvēˌātiv\

Definition of obviative 

(Entry 1 of 2)

of a grammatical form

: denoting the second of two third persons referred to in a context (as in the construction in some languages corresponding to “he held his [another's] horse”) — compare proximate

obviative

noun
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plural -s

Definition of obviative (Entry 2 of 2)

: an obviative grammatical form

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History and Etymology for obviative

Adjective

obviate + -ive

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