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uk   us   /-ɪv/ (also -ative, also -itive, also -tive)
added to ​verbs to ​formadjectivesmeaningshowing the ​ability to ​perform the ​activityrepresented by the ​verb: imaginative descriptive


uk   us   /aɪv/
short form of I have: I've been ​waiting an ​hour already.
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