Reduplicative Re*du"pli*ca*tive (-k?*t?v), a. [Cf. F. r['e]duplicatif.] Double; formed by reduplication; reduplicate. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

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  • reduplicative — index repeated, repetitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • RÉDUPLICATIVE — adj. T. de Grammaire Il se dit des Mots qui expriment la réitération des actions. Re est une particule réduplicative. Reprendre est quelquefois verbe réduplicatif. Ce verbe est pris dans un sens réduplicatif. En ce sens il s’emploie quelquefois… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • reduplicative — adjective Formed by redoubling; reduplicate, double The loss of the reduplicative syllable in the perfect is sufficiently accounted for by the same occurrence in almost all the modern, and even some of the ancient branches of the Indo Germanic… …   Wiktionary

  • reduplicative — adjective see reduplication …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reduplicative — reduplicatively, adj. /ri dooh pli kay tiv, dyooh /, adj. 1. tending to reduplicate. 2. pertaining to or marked by reduplication. [1560 70; REDUPLICATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • reduplicative — adj. copying, doubling; repeating, doing againrɪ duːplɪkeɪtɪv / djuːplɪkÉ™tɪv …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reduplicative — re·du·pli·ca·tive …   English syllables

  • reduplicative — re•du•pli•ca•tive [[t]rɪˈdu plɪˌkeɪ tɪv, ˈdyu [/t]] adj. 1) tending to reduplicate 2) marked by reduplication • Etymology: 1560–70 re•du′pli•ca tive•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • reduplicative — /rəˈdjupləkeɪtɪv/ (say ruh dyoohpluhkaytiv), / kətɪv/ (say kuhtiv) adjective 1. tending to reduplicate. 2. relating to or marked by reduplication. 3. → reduplicate …   Australian English dictionary

  • reduplicative — I. (ˈ)rē|d(y)üpləˌkād.iv, rə̇ˈd adjective Etymology: reduplicate (I) + ive : of, relating to, or formed by reduplication II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

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