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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French définitif

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AdjectiveEdit

definitive (comparative more definitive, superlative most definitive)

  1. explicitly defined
  2. conclusive or decisive
  3. definite, authoritative and complete
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      A strict and definitive truth.
    • Prescott
      Some definitive [] scheme of reconciliation.
  4. limiting; determining
    a definitive word
  5. (philately) general, not issued for commemorative purposes
  6. (obsolete) Determined; resolved.

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definitive (plural definitives)

  1. (grammar) a word, such as a definite article or demonstrative pronoun, that defines or limits something
  2. (philately) an ordinary postage stamp that is part of a series of all denominations or is reprinted as needed to meet demand
    Synonym: definitive stamp

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definitive

  1. definitively

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AdjectiveEdit

definitive

  1. inflected form of definitiv

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AdjectiveEdit

definitive

  1. Feminine plural of adjective definitivo.

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AdjectiveEdit

dēfīnītīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēfīnītīvus

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