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"accusative" in British English

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accusativenoun [S]

uk   /əˈkjuː.zə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
the ​form of a ​noun, pronoun, or ​adjective that is used in some ​languages to show that the word is the ​directobject of a ​verb
accusative
adjective uk   us  
the accusative ​ending
(Definition of accusative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"accusative" in American English

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accusativeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /əˈkju·zə·t̬ɪv/
grammar having or ​relating to the ​case (= ​form) of a ​noun, ​pronoun, or ​adjective that is used to show that a word is the ​directobject of a ​verb
(Definition of accusative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accusative”
in Chinese (Simplified) (语法中的)宾格,受格…
in Chinese (Traditional) (文法中的)賓格,受格…
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