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infinitive

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈfɪn.ɪ.tɪv/ us    /-ə.t̬ɪv/ specialized
B1 the basic form of a verb that usually follows "to": In the sentences "I had to go" and "I must go", "go" is an infinitive. "Go" is the infinitive form.
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in Korean 동사 원형…
in Arabic مَصْدَر (نَحو)…
in French infinitif…
in Turkish mastar, fiilin ...mek/mak hali…
in Italian infinito…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞)原形,不定式…
in Russian инфинитив…
in Polish bezokolicznik…
in Spanish infinitivo…
in Portuguese infinitivo…
in German der Infinitiv…
in Catalan infinitiu…
in Japanese (文法)不定詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词)原形,不定式…
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