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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify;
- Example: "`red' is an attributive adjective in `a red apple'"
[syn: attributive, prenominal]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Attributive \At*trib"u*tive\, a. [Cf. F. attributif.] Attributing; pertaining to, expressing, or assigning an attribute; of the nature of an attribute. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Attributive \At*trib"u*tive\, n., (Gram.) A word that denotes an attribute; esp. a modifying word joined to a noun; an adjective or adjective phrase. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

attributive adj 1: of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify; "`red' is an attributive adjective in `a red apple'" [syn: attributive, prenominal] [ant: predicative]