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nonstative

[non-sta-tiv] /nɒnˈstæ tɪv/
adjective, Grammar.
1.
(of a verb) expressing an action or process, as run or grow, and able to be used in either simple or progressive tenses:
I run every day. I am running home now.
Also, dynamic.
Compare stative.
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British Dictionary definitions for nonstative

nonstative

/nɒnˈsteɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
denoting a verb describing an action rather than a state, as for example throw or thank as opposed to know or hate Compare stative
noun
2.
a nonstative verb
active
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