continuative[kən tin′yo̵̅o̅ āt′iv, -yo̵̅o̅ ə tiv′]
- continuing something
- Gram. expressing continuation or sequel: a continuative clause
Origin: Late Latin continuativus
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- Of, relating to, or serving to cause continuation.
- Linguistics Of or relating to the durative aspect or a durative verb or verb form.
- Something that expresses or causes continuation.
- Linguistics See durative.
- con·tinˈu·aˌtive·ly adverb