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"dative" in British English

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dativenoun [C ]

uk   /ˈdeɪ.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/ specialized
the ​form of a ​noun, pronoun, or ​adjective that in some ​languagesmarks the ​indirectobject of a ​verb that has two ​objects
dative
adjective uk   us  
the dative ​case
(Definition of dative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​indirectobject of a ​verb that has two ​objects
(Definition of dative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dative”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某些语言中的)与格…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某些語言中的)與格, 間接受詞…
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