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Definition of split infinitive noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

split infinitive

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
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the form of the verb with ‘to’, with an adverb placed between ‘to’ and the verb, as in She seems to really like it. Some people consider this to be bad English style.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: split infinitive

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