translative

adjective

trans·​la·​tive tran(t)s-ˈlā-tiv How to pronounce translative (audio)
tranz-
1
: of, relating to, or involving removal or transference from one person or place to another
2
: of, relating to, or serving in translation from one language or system into another

Word History

First Known Use

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of translative was in 1657

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“Translative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/translative. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Legal Definition

translative

adjective

trans·​la·​tive tranz-ˈlā-tiv, trans- How to pronounce translative (audio)
: constituting a transfer or conveyance
an act translative of ownership
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