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noun 
  1. (grammar) A word or phrase, such as an adjective or noun, that modify, modifies a noun and is part of the noun's noun phrase; contrasted with predicative.
In "this big house," "big" is an , while in "this house is big," it is a predicative.
In "this tiger is a man-eater," "man" is an noun.
adjective 
  1. (grammar) Of, or being an attributive (see above).
In "this big house", "big" is , while in "this house is big", it is predicative.
  1. Having the nature of an attribute.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: attributief
  • French: attributif , attributive
  • German: attributiv
  • Spanish: antecedente

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