ALL meanings of isolative

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  • noun isolative Relating to, characterized by, or causing isolation. 1
  • adjective isolative noting a change in part of the sound of a word made independently of the phonetic environment of that part. 1
  • adjective isolative (of a sound change) occurring in all linguistic environments, as the change of Middle English /iː/ to Modern English /aɪ /, as in time 0
  • adjective isolative of, relating to, or concerned with isolation 0
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