Translation of "predeterminer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɜː.mɪ.nər/ US  /-diːˈtɝː.mə.nɚ/ specialized

in grammar, a word which 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)