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inchoative

in·cho·a·tive

inchoative

 
pronunciation:
ihn ko tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: in grammar, of or denoting a verb or verb form that indicates the beginning of an action or state, as "got working" in "It finally got working"; inceptive.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an inchoative verb, verb form, or affix; inceptive.