attributiveadjectiveuk /əˈtrɪb.jʊ.tɪv/ us /-t̬ɪv/ specialized
- When it is used as an attributive adjective, you write 'long-distance' with a hyphen.
- You often see 'dog' used in an attributive way, for example in 'dog basket' and 'dog food'.
- Write down some attributive uses of the noun 'school'.
- The adjective in the phrase 'my black boots' is attributive.
- A noun that is in an attributive position can also be called a 'modifier'.