ALL meanings of adversative

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  • adjective adversative (of a word, phrase, or clause) implying opposition or contrast. But and although are adversative conjunctions introducing adversative clauses 3
  • noun adversative an adversative word or speech element 3
  • adjective adversative expressing opposition or antithesis, as the words but, yet, however 3
  • noun adversative an adversative word 3
  • noun adversative (of a word or phrase) expressing opposition or antithesis. 1
  • adjective adversative expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: “But” is an adversative conjunction. 1
  • noun adversative an adversative word or proposition. 1
  • noun adversative (rare, dated) Something, particularly a clause or conjunction, which is adversative. 0
  • adjective adversative (linguistics) Expressing opposition or difference. 0
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