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adjectivenoun [C]

 us   /ˈædʒ·ɪk·tɪv/ specialized
grammar a word that describes a noun or pronoun: "Big," "purple," "quick," "obvious," and "silvery" are adjectives.
adjectival
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌædʒ·ɪkˈtɑɪ·vəl/
an adjectival phrase
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adjectivenoun [C]

uk   /ˈædʒ.ek.tɪv/  us   /ˈædʒ.ek.tɪv/
A2 a word that describes a noun or pronoun: "Big", "boring", "purple", and "obvious" are all adjectives.

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adjectival
adjective uk   /ˌædʒ.ekˈtaɪ.vəl/  us   /ˌædʒ.ekˈtaɪ.vəl/
an adjectival phrase
adjectivally
adverb uk   /ˌædʒ.ekˈtaɪ.vəl.i/  us   /ˌædʒ.ekˈtaɪ.vəl.i/
In "kitchen table", the noun "kitchen" is used adjectivally.
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Translations of “adjective”
in Korean 형용사…
in Arabic صِفَة…
in Malaysian adjektif…
in French adjectif…
in Russian прилагательное…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形容詞…
in Italian aggettivo…
in Turkish sıfat…
in Polish przymiotnik…
in Spanish adjetivo…
in Vietnamese tính từ…
in Portuguese adjetivo…
in Thai คำคุณศัพท์…
in German das Adjektiv…
in Catalan adjectiu…
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