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adjective

noun [C] uk   /ˈædʒ.ek.tɪv/ us  
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  
an adjectival phrase
adjectivally
adverb uk   /ˌædʒ.ekˈtaɪ.vəl.i/ us  
In "kitchen table", the noun "kitchen" is used adjectivally.
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Translations of “adjective”
in Korean 형용사…
in Arabic صِفَة…
in French adjectif…
in Turkish sıfat…
in Italian aggettivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形容詞…
in Russian прилагательное…
in Polish przymiotnik…
in Spanish adjetivo…
in Portuguese adjetivo…
in German das Adjektiv…
in Catalan adjectiu…
in Japanese (文法)形容詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形容词…
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