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noun (plural infinitives)
  1. (grammar) The uninflected form of a verb. In English, this is usually formed with the verb stem preceded by 'to'.
  2. (grammar) A verbal noun formed from the infinitive of a verb
Translations: 
  • Dutch: infinitief , onbepaalde wijs
  • French: infinitif
  • German: Infinitiv
  • Italian: infinito
  • Spanish: infinitivo
adjective (uncomparable)
  1. (grammar) Formed with the infinitive
Etymology: From Late Latin infinitivus, from infinitus


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