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transitive

adjective uk   /ˈtræn.sə.tɪv/ /ˈtrɑːn-/ /-zə-/ us    /ˈtræn.sə.t̬ɪv/ /-zə-/ specialized
B2 (of a verb) having or needing an object: In this dictionary, transitive verbs, such as "put", are marked [T].
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transitively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Can "cry" be used transitively?
transitivity
noun [U] uk   /ˌtræn.səˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ /ˈtrɑːn-/ /-zə-/ us    /ˌtræn.sə.t̬ɪv-/ /-zə-/
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transitive

noun [C] uk   /ˈtræn.sə.tɪv/ /ˈtrɑːn-/ /-zə-/ us    /ˈtræn.sə.t̬ɪv/ /-zə-/ specialized
a transitive verb
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Translations of “transitive”
in Korean 타동사의…
in Arabic فِعل مُتَعدٍّ (نَحو)…
in French transitif…
in Turkish geçişli, nesne alan…
in Italian transitivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞)及物的…
in Russian переходный (в грамматике)…
in Polish przechodni…
in Spanish transitivo…
in Portuguese transitivo…
in German transitiv…
in Catalan transitiu…
in Japanese (文法)他動詞の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词)及物的…
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