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adnominal

[ ad-nom-uh-nl ]
/ ædˈnɒm ə nl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or used as the modifier of a noun, as new in the new theater, on the corner in the house on the corner, or the mayor's in the mayor's reputation.
of or relating to an adnoun.
noun
a word or phrase that modifies a noun.
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Origin of adnominal

1835–45; ad- + nominal, on the model of adverbial

Words nearby adnominal

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British Dictionary definitions for adnominal

adnominal
/ (ədˈnɒmɪnəl) grammar /

noun
a word modifying a noun
adjective
of or relating to an adnoun
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