partitive

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adjective par·ti·tive \ˈpär-tə-tiv\

Definition of partitive

  1. 1 :  serving to part or divide into parts

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or denoting a part a partitive constructionb :  serving to indicate the whole of which a part is specified partitive genitive

partitively

adverb

14th Century

First Known Use of partitive

14th century


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