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ascriptive

[uh-skrip-tiv] /əˈskrɪp tɪv/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, involving, or indicating ascription, especially the attribution of qualities or characteristics.
Origin of ascriptive
1640-1650
1640-50; ascript(ion) + -ive; compare Latin a(d)scrīptīvus supernumerary, descriptive, proscriptive
Related forms
ascriptively, adverb
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