Significado de “superlative” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "superlative" - Diccionario Inglés

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superlativenoun [ C ]

uk /suːˈpɜː.lə.tɪv/ us /səˈpɝː.lə.t̬ɪv/ specialized

A2 the form of an adjective or adverb that expresses that the thing or person being described has more of the particular quality than anything or anyone else of the same type:

"Richest" is the superlative of "rich".
The magazine article contained so many superlatives that I found it hard to believe that what it was saying was true.

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superlativeadjective

uk /suːˈpɜː.lə.tɪv/ us /səˈpɝː.lə.t̬ɪv/

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(Definition of “superlative” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "superlative" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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superlativenoun [ C ]

us /sʊˈpɜr·lə·t̬ɪv/

superlative noun [ C ] (GRAMMAR)

grammar the form of an adjective or adverb that shows the thing or action described has more of the quality than all others of the same type:

"Funniest" is the superlative of "funny."
"Most" is the superlative of "more" and "many."

superlativeadjective [ not gradable ]

us /sʊˈpɜr·lə·t̬ɪv/

superlative adjective [ not gradable ] (GRAMMAR)

of or relating to the superlative of an adjective or adverb:

The superlative form of "slow" is "slowest."

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