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adnominal

[ad-nom-uh-nl] /ædˈnɒm ə nl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or used as the modifier of a noun, as new in the new theater, on the corner in the house on the corner, or the mayor's in the mayor's reputation.
2.
of or pertaining to an adnoun.
noun
3.
a word or phrase that modifies a noun.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; ad- + nominal, on the model of adverbial
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British Dictionary definitions for adnominal

adnominal

/ədˈnɒmɪnəl/
noun
1.
a word modifying a noun
adjective
2.
of or relating to an adnoun
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