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



BrE BrE//ˈlɒkətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːkətɪv//
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(in some languages) the form of a noun, pronoun or adjective when it expresses the idea of place see also accusative, dative, genitive, nominative, vocative Word Originearly 19th cent.: from locate, on the pattern of vocative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: locative