contrafactive

Main Entry:  contrafactive1
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  pertaining to a verb that makes its object untrue
Usage:  grammar
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Main Entry:  contrafactive2
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  presupposing the falsity of a proposition expressed by a complementary clause
Usage:  grammar
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