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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of a word) referring singly and without exception to the members of a group; Serving to divide into parts; Used of an accent in Hebrew orthography.

Usage examples (26)
  • Whereas `each,' `every,' `either,' `neither,' and `none' are distributive or referring to a single member of a group, `which' in `which of the men' is separative
  • You have not understood the meaning of the word 'separative'.
  • On that separative basis, a fragmented, temporary and incomplete unity is constructed.
  • The capacity of enrichment plants is measured in terms of 'separative work units' or SWU. for more
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