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adessive

[ad-es-iv] /ædˈɛs ɪv/ Grammar
adjective
1.
noun
2.
the locative case.
Origin of adessive
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin adess(e) to be present (ad- ad- + esse to be) + -ive
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  • The extent to which they are also Caritive, adessive and the like has yet to be investigated.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham

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