Definition of Partitive in English :
Define Partitive in English
Partitive meaning in English
Meaning of Partitive in English
Pronunciation of Partitive in English
Partitive pronunciation in English
Pronounce Partitive in Englishsee synonyms of partitive
word (such a some' or less') that is used to indicate a part as distinct from a whole
(Romance languages) relating to or denoting a part of a whole or a quantity that is less than the whole
Example Sentences:'a partitive construction'
indicating or characterized by or serving to create partition or division into parts
Example Sentences:'partitive tendencies in education'
4. partitive, separative
serving to separate or divide into parts
Example Sentences:'partitive tendencies in education''the uniting influence was stronger than the separative'
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