Meaning of “dative” in the English Dictionary

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dativeadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈdeɪ·t̬ɪv/

grammar having or relating to the case (= form) of a noun, pronoun, or adjective used to show that a word is the indirect object of a verb that has two objects

(Definition of “dative” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)