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adessive

[ ad-es-iv ]
/ ædˈɛs ɪv /
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adjective

noun

the locative case.

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Origin of adessive

1855–60; <Latin adess(e) to be present (ad-ad- + esse to be) + -ive
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Example sentences from the Web for adessive

  • 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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