AskDefine | Define durative

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durative n : the aspect of a verb that expresses its duration [syn: durative aspect]

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English

Adjective

durative
  1. Of or pertaining to duration.
  2. long-lasting
  3. Of or pertaining to the aspect of a verb that expresses continuing action; continuative

Noun

  1. This aspect, or a verb in this aspect; A continuative.
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