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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In the manner of establishing a particular person as the creator of a work of art; Also: In the manner of a quality or characteristic that is related to a particular possessor; Also: A grammatical term.

Usage examples (16)
  • The genitive noun is used attributively
  • "attributively," many other nouns are: think of bull rider, king crab, sperm bank.
  • Aren't these examples of nouns being used attributively?
  • The term “beauty” is used affectively and attributively. for more
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