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Descriptive

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descriptive
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English Definitions

descriptive
serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
descriptive
describing the structure of a language
descriptive adjective
N
an adjective that ascribes to its noun the value of an attribute of that noun (e.g., `a nervous person' or `a musical speaking voice')
descriptive anthropology
N
the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies
descriptive clause
N
a subordinate clause that does not limit or restrict the meaning of the noun phrase it modifies
descriptive geometry
N
the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection
descriptive grammar
N
a grammar that is produced by descriptive linguistics
descriptive linguistics
N
a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments
by giving a description
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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