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stative

sta·tive

stative

 
 
pronunciation:
steI tihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: in grammar, of or designating a category of verbs that express state or condition.
In the sentence, "She believes she is better than us," "believe" and "is" are stative verbs.
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