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Definition of the noun adversative conjunction
What does adversative conjunction mean as a name of something?
- the conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings
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Grammar, Syntax and Style for the 21st Century by Ned Halley
but The main adversative conjunction, and the one much to be preferred over the unwieldy 'however.' The convention that it is incorrect to begin a sentence with 'But' has, happily, failed to make it into the 2 ist ...
by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor
usually related to an adversative conjunction or particle, like , in the following clause, which is placed in opposition to it. Frequently it is untranslatable ; ...
an Anthology by Samuel Johnson
But is an adversative conjunction. To ADVERTI'se. v.a. [ advertir ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
But is an adversative conjunction. ADVERSATOR, in antiquity, a servant who attended rich men in returning from supper, to give them notice of any obstacles in the way, at which they might be apt to stumble. □ • ADVERSE, adj. [adverfus, Lat.] ...
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