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infinitive

in·fin·i·tive

infinitive

 
pronunciation:
ihn fI nih tihv
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part of speech: noun
definition: the simple form of a verb that has no subject and does not show the time of an action. It is usually formed by the word "to" followed by the base form of a verb. In the sentence, "I want to leave now," "to leave" is an infinitive.
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