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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Expressing existence rather than an action.

Usage examples (31)
  • The development of reduplicated perfects with built in punctual meaning directly out of a "stative" requires the brunt of explanation.
  • Is an active-stative or subjective-objective syste...
  • My niece introduced me to the word ‘stative’ in a discussion of 5.
  • But the stative adjective use is hard to get: The gate is opened at the moment is decidedly odd. for more
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