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nominative

nom·i·na·tive / ˈnämənətiv/ • adj. 1. Gram. relating to or denoting a case of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives (as in Latin and other inflected languages) used for the subject of a verb. 2. / -ˌnātiv/ of or appointed by nomination as distinct from election. • n. Gram. a word in the nominative case. ∎  (the nominative) the nominative case.

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nominative

nominative (nŏm´ĬnətĬv), [Lat.,=naming], in Latin grammar, the case usually employed for the noun that is the subject of the sentence. The term is used in the grammar of languages with Latinlike features, but the case may in fact have different functions.

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