performative

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performative ‎(comparative more performative, superlative most performative)

  1. Being enacted as it is said.
    An example of a performative utterance could be, "I name this boat Alfred".

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performative ‎(plural performatives)

  1. A performative utterance.

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performative

  1. feminine singular of performatif

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AdjectiveEdit

performative

  1. feminine plural of performativo
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