determinative

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An ideogram used to mark semantic categories of words in logographic scripts
a class of words, with the main function of determiner in a noun phrase. Words in the determinative class usually also have other functions. Its core members include articles and other items that fill the same slot as articles but are mutually exclusive with them, such as cardinal numbers.determiner in The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language Huddleston & Pullum, 2002. CUP. Examples include: the, this, most, any, three, etc
{a} decisive, conclusive, limiting
a determining or causal element or factor; "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
a class of words, with the main function of determiner in a noun phrase. Words in the determinative class usually also have other functions. Its core members include articles and other items that fill the same slot as articles but are mutually exclusive with them, such as cardinal numbers. Examples include: the, this, most, any, three, etc
Having power to determine; limiting; shaping; directing; conclusive
That which serves to determine
one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
{s} determining, defining
having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"
determinatives
plural of determinative
determinative