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Definition of the adjective Factive
What does Factive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [linguistics, of a verb] Licensing only those content clauses that represent claims assumed to be true.
Factive is a drug brand, brand.
Factive a.k.a. Gemifloxacin mesylate is an oral broad-spectrum quinolone antibacterial agent used in the treatment of acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis and mild-to-moderate pneumonia. Vansen Pharma Inc. has licensed the active ingredient from LG Life Sciences of Korea.
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Correct English (1913)
Factive means having power to make. Faculty (accent on fac [fak]) means specific power, mental or physical. A body of men to Facto. whom any specific right or privilege is granted— the sublimated faculty of the child's make-beFacto (fak-to; ...
by Stephen Berman
embedded factive is a that-clause, which should otherwise be presupposed, the sentence is odd, whereas if the complement is a wh-clause, the sentence is unobjectionable: (74) a.!John wanted to know that Bill cheated on the exam. b.
by Hadumod Bussmann
factitive verb => factitive factive => factive predicate ...
by Yan Huang
factive A predicate such as a verb, adjective, or even NP that can take a complement clause, and which presupposes the ...
by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt
factive verb face-to-face test n see direct test face validity n (in testing) the degree to which a test appears to measure the knowledge or abilities it claims to measure, based on the subjective judgement of an observer. For example, if a test of ...
Lexicon and Grammar (2001)
The English Syntacticon by Joseph E. Emonds
First, only factive verbs can take exclamatives, a generalization credited to Elliott ( 1971, 1974) and whose basis in interpretive semantics Grimshaw in fact nicely elaborates. And since “Exclamatory and interrogative complements do not differ ...
by Pamela B. Faber, Ricardo Mairal Usón
factive (the speaker's commitment to ...
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Video shows what factive means. Licensing only those content clauses that represent claims assumed to be true.. which does not know any falsities: which ...
Scrabble value of F4A1C3T1I1V4E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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