1. That divides something into parts.
    Synonyms: separative
    partitive tendencies in education
  2. (grammar) Indicating a part rather than the whole of something.
    The word some is used in partitive constructions.
Translations Noun

partitive (plural partitives)

  1. (grammar) A partitive word, phrase or case.
  • French: partitif
  • German: Partitiv
  • Portuguese: partitivo
  • Russian: раздели́тельный паде́ж
  • Spanish: caso partitivo

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