attributiveness
See attributively.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • attributiveness — noun The state or quality of being attributive …   Wiktionary

  • attributiveness — attribˈutiveness n. • • • Main Entry: ↑attribute …   Useful english dictionary

  • attributive — attributively, adv. attributiveness, n. /euh trib yeuh tiv/, adj. 1. pertaining to or having the character of attribution or an attribute. 2. Gram. of or pertaining to an adjective or noun that is directly adjacent to, in English usually… …   Universalium

  • attributive — (adj.) c.1600, from Fr. attributif, from stem of L. attributus (see ATTRIBUTE (Cf. attribute) (v.)). As a noun, in grammar, from 1750. Related: Attributively; attributiveness …   Etymology dictionary

  • attributive — /əˈtrɪbjətɪv/ (say uh tribyuhtiv) adjective 1. relating to or having the character of attribution or an attribute. 2. Grammar expressing an attribute; (in English) applied typically to adjectives which precede the noun they modify. Compare… …   Australian English dictionary

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