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cohortative

[ koh-hawr-tuh-tiv ]
/ koʊˈhɔr tə tɪv /

adjective

Grammar. (of a verbal mood or form) expressing encouragement or exhortation.

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Nearby words

coho salmon, cohoba, cohobate, cohoes, cohort, cohortative, cohosh, cohousing, cohse, cohune, coi

Origin of cohortative

1850–55; < Latin cohortāt(us) (past participle of cohortāre to urge; see cohort) + -ive
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