[ mod-uh-fi-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈmɒd ə fɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Sometimes mod·i·fi·ca·tive [mod-uh-fi-key-tiv] /ˈmɒd ə fɪˌkeɪ tɪv/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM modificatorynon·mod·i·fi·ca·tive, adjectivenon·mod·i·fi·ca·to·ry, adjectiveun·mod·i·fi·ca·tive, adjective
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