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copulative

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Copulative \Cop"u*la"tive\, adjective [L. copulativus: cf. F. copulatif.] Serving to couple, unite, or connect; as, a copulative conjunction like "and".

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Copulative \Cop"u*la*tive\, noun

1. Connection. [Obs.] --Rycaut.

2. (Gram.) A copulative conjunction.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

copulative

adjective

1: syntactically connecting sentences or elements of a sentence; "'and' is a copulative conjunction"

noun

1: an equating verb (such as 'be' or 'become') that links the subject with the complement of a sentence [syn: {copula}, {copulative}, {linking verb}]


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