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English definition of “predicative”


adjective     /prɪˈdɪk.ə.tɪv/ US  /ˈpred.ɪ.keɪ.t̬ɪv/ specialized
(in grammar, especially of adjectives or phrases) following a verb: In the sentence 'She is happy', 'happy' is a predicative adjective. → Compare attributiveGrammatical terms
(Definition of predicative adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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