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Definition of partitive noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

partitive

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːtətɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrtətɪv//
 
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a word or phrase that shows a part or quantity of something In ‘a spoonful of sugar’, the word ‘spoonful’ is a partitive.

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