Translation of "predeterminer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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predeterminernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɜː.mɪ.nər/ us /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɝː.mə.nɚ/ specialized

in grammar, a word that is sometimes used before a determiner to give more information about a noun in a noun phrase

In the phrases "all these children" and "once a day" the words "all" and "once'" are predeterminers. 在短语 all these children 和 once a day 中,all 和 once 都是前位限定成分。

(Translation of “predeterminer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)