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subjunctive

sub·junc·tive

subjunctive

 
pronunciation:
sb juhngk tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: in grammar, denoting or pertaining to the mood of a verb that marks a statement or question as hypothetical, doubtful, or grammatically subordinate, such as "were" in "if I were you".
 
part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, the subjunctive mood, or a verb in that mood.
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The word subjunctive contains the following part:
junct Latin root that means join