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ADVERSATIVE CONJUNCTION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does adversative conjunction mean? 

ADVERSATIVE CONJUNCTION (noun)
  The noun ADVERSATIVE CONJUNCTION has 1 sense:

1. the conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings

  Familiarity information: ADVERSATIVE CONJUNCTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADVERSATIVE CONJUNCTION (noun)


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Meaning:

The conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Hypernyms ("adversative conjunction" is a kind of...):

conjunction (the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction)


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