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infinitival

[ in-fin-i-tahy-vuhl ]
/ ˌɪn fɪn ɪˈtaɪ vəl /
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adjective Grammar.

of or relating to the infinitive.

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Origin of infinitival

First recorded in 1865–70; infinitive + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM infinitival

in·fin·i·ti·val·ly, adverb
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