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n. - A noun or a pronoun that is used in place of a noun; adj. - Defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established; adj. - Having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, or meaningful.

Usage examples (35)
  • Do you have anything substantive to say (apart from confirming my arguments ), or is this it?
  • substantive law
  • But note it is different in Spanish: substantive + m√°sExamples:
  • It's stories like these that renew my faith in substantive journalism. for more
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