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adjective

noun [C]  us   /ˈædʒ·ɪk·tɪv/ specialized
grammar a word that describes a noun or pronoun: "Big," "purple," "quick," "obvious," and "silvery" are adjectives.
adjectival
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌædʒ·ɪkˈtɑɪ·vəl/
an adjectival phrase
Translations of “adjective”
in Arabic صِفَة…
in Korean 형용사…
in Malaysian adjektif…
in French adjectif…
in Turkish sıfat…
in Italian aggettivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形容詞…
in Russian прилагательное…
in Polish przymiotnik…
in Vietnamese tính từ…
in Spanish adjetivo…
in Portuguese adjetivo…
in Thai คำคุณศัพท์…
in German das Adjektiv…
in Catalan adjectiu…
in Japanese (文法)形容詞…
in Indonesian adjektiva…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形容词…
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