Translative Trans*lat"ive, a. [L. translativus that is to be transferred: cf. F. translatif.] tropical; figurative; as, a translative sense. [R.] --Puttenham. [1913 Webster]

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  • translative — trans·la·tive /tranz lā tiv, trans / adj: constituting a transfer or conveyance an act translative of ownership Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • translative — 1. adjective a) of, or relating to the movement of a person or thing from one place to another b) of, or relating to the translation of language 2. noun a) the translative case …   Wiktionary

  • translative — /trans lay tiv, tranz , trans lay , tranz /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the transfer of something from one person, position, or place to another. 2. of translation; serving to translate. 3. Gram. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive… …   Universalium

  • translative — ● translatif, translative adjectif (latin translativus, de translatum, de transferre) Qui opère le transfert d une chose, d un droit …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • translative — adjective Date: circa 1682 1. of, relating to, or involving removal or transference from one person or place to another 2. of, relating to, or serving in translation from one language or system into another …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • translative — См. translativo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • translative — indicating process of change or movement through Grammatical Cases …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • translative — adj. of or related to translation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • translative — trans·la·tive …   English syllables

  • translative — trans•la•tive [[t]trænsˈleɪ tɪv, trænz , ˈtræns leɪ , ˈtrænz [/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to the transfer of something from one person, position, or place to another 2) of translation; serving to translate …   From formal English to slang

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