predicative

/ (prɪˈdɪkətɪv) /

adjective

grammar relating to or occurring within the predicate of a sentencea predicative adjective Compare attributive
logic (of a definition) given in terms that do not require quantification over entities of the same type as that which is thereby definedCompare impredicative

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Derived forms of predicative

predicatively, adverb
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