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subjunctive in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubjunctivesub‧junc‧tive /səbˈdʒʌŋktɪv/ noun [countable]  SLGa verb form or a set of verb forms in grammar, used in some languages to express doubt, wishes etc. For example, in ‘if I were you’, the verb ‘to be’ is in the subjunctive.imperative, indicativesubjunctive adjective
Examples from the Corpus
subjunctiveHasn't Mr Brittlebrain ever heard of the subjunctive?