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partitive (comparative more partitive, superlative most partitive)

  1. That divides something into parts.
    Synonym: separative
    partitive tendencies in education
  2. (grammar) Indicating a part rather than the whole of something.
    The word some is used in partitive constructions.

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partitive (plural partitives)

  1. (grammar) A partitive word, phrase or case.

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partitive

  1. feminine singular of partitif

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partitive

  1. feminine plural of partitivo

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partitive f

  1. feminine singular of partitif