ALL meanings of adjective phrase

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  • 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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