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Meaning of “nominative” in the English Dictionary

"nominative" in British English

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nominativenoun [C], adjective

uk   /ˌnɒm.ɪ.nə.tɪv/  us   /ˌnɑː.mə.nə.t̬ɪv/ specialized
(being) a ​particularform of a ​noun in some ​languages that ​shows the ​noun is the ​subject of a ​verb
(Definition of nominative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nominative" in American English

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nominativeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnɑm·ə·nə·t̬ɪv/
grammar having or ​relating to the ​case (= ​form) of a ​noun, ​pronoun, or ​adjective used to show that a word is the ​subject of a ​verb
(Definition of nominative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nominative”
in Chinese (Simplified) (名词)主格(的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (名詞)主格(的)…
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