verbal auxiliary

noun

Definition of verbal auxiliary

: an auxiliary verb

First Known Use of verbal auxiliary

circa 1958, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of verbal auxiliary was circa 1958

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“Verbal auxiliary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/verbal%20auxiliary. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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