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indicative

adjective uk   /ɪnˈdɪk.ə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
being or relating to a sign that something exists, is true, or is likely to happen: Resumption of the talks is indicative of an improving relationship between the countries.

indicative

noun [S] uk   /ɪnˈdɪk.ə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/ specialized
the mood (= form) of the verb used in ordinary statements and questions : In the sentence "We walked home" the verb "walked" is in the indicative.
Translations of “indicative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 標示的, 表明的…
in Russian изъявительное (наклонение)…
in Turkish (kip) bildiren, haber veren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标示的, 表明的…
in Polish oznajmujący…
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