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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - As a word that describes or modifies a noun.

Usage examples (25)
  • The Americans, however, use "Filipino" both substantively and adjectivally.
  • Work in progress is “dread” used adjectivally, as in “the dread manuscript.”
  • It works well adjectivally, too: "Are you enviro-nuts?" accompanied by raised eyebrows is worth a thousand IPCC reports.
  • Decades and centuries are written out ( "sixteenth century") and require a hyphen when used adjectivally ( "sixteenth-century art"). for more
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