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English definition of “linking verb”

linking verb

noun [C] uk   specialized us  
a verb that connects the qualities of an object or person to that object or person: In the sentence 'My bags weigh 45 kg', 'weigh' is a linking verb.Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
(Definition of linking verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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