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Definition of reflexive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reflexive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//rɪˈfleksɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈfleksɪv//
 
Grammar
 
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a reflexive word or form of a word shows that the action of the verb affects the person who performs the action In ‘He cut himself’, ‘cut’ is a reflexive verb and ‘himself’ is a reflexive pronoun. See related entries: Grammar
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reflexive