adjective phrase

ad·jec·tive phrase
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aj-ik-tiv freyz]
    • /ˈædʒ ɪk tɪv freɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aj-ik-tiv freyz]
    • /ˈædʒ ɪk tɪv freɪz/

Definitions of adjective phrase words

  • countable noun adjective phrase An adjective phrase or adjectival phrase is a group of words based on an adjective, such as 'very nice' or 'interested in football.' An adjective phrase can also consist simply of an adjective. 3
  • noun adjective phrase a group of words including an adjective and its complements or modifiers that functions as an adjective, as too openly critical in His latest article is too openly critical of the administration. 1
  • noun adjective phrase (grammar) A phrase that collectively modifies or describes a noun or pronoun and which can usually be used both attributively and predicatively, can be graded, and be modified by an adverb. 0

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Parts of speech for Adjective phrase


adjective phrase popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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