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frequentative

[fri-kwen-tuh-tiv] /frɪˈkwɛn tə tɪv/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to a verb aspect expressing repetition of an action.
noun
2.
the frequentative aspect.
3.
a verb in the frequentative aspect, as wrestle from wrest.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin frequentātīvus denoting repetition of an act. See frequent, -ate1, -ive
Related forms
unfrequentative, adjective
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frequentative

/frɪˈkwɛntətɪv/
adjective
1.
denoting an aspect of verbs in some languages used to express repeated or habitual action
2.
(in English) denoting a verb or an affix having meaning that involves repeated or habitual action, such as the verb wrestle, from wrest
noun
3.
  1. a frequentative verb or affix
  2. the frequentative aspect of verbs
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