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suppositive

[suh-poz-i-tiv] /səˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or involving supposition; suppositional.
2.
supposititious or false.
3.
Grammar. expressing or noting supposition, as the words if, granting, or provided.
noun
4.
Grammar. a suppositive word.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Late Latin suppositīvus, equivalent to supposit(us) (see supposition) + -īvus -ive
Related forms
suppositively, adverb
nonsuppositive, adjective, noun
nonsuppositively, adverb
unsuppositive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for suppositive

suppositive

/səˈpɒzɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
of, involving, or arising out of supposition
2.
(grammar) denoting a conjunction introducing a clause expressing a supposition, as for example if, supposing, or provided that
noun
3.
(grammar) a suppositive conjunction
Derived Forms
suppositively, adverb
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