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adj. - Of adjectives.

Usage examples (37)
  • `red' is a predicative adjective in `the apple is red'
  • An adjective used just after a noun is called a predicative adjective - "The princess was very beautiful."
  • But even there I think I would be puzzled by any use that wasn't both negated and predicative, which is not the case with the hardier "untoward".
  • When an adjective follows a form of be or a few other verbs which I don’t want to talk about, it is known as a predicative adjective. for more
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