[trans-ley-tiv, tranz-, trans-ley-, tranz-]
- of or relating to the transfer of something from one person, position, or place to another.
- of translation; serving to translate.
- Grammar. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate a change from one state into another.
- the translative case.
Origin of translative
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These movements are produced by three sorts of action: Sectional action, rotary action and translative action.Delsarte System of Oratory