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Topic: GRAMMAR

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Late Latin
Origin: transitivus, from Latin transire; TRANSIENT1

transitive

adjective
     
tran‧si‧tive technical
SLG a transitive verb must have an object, for example the verb 'break' in the sentence 'I broke the cup'. Transitive verbs are marked [T] in this dictionary [↪ ditransitive, intransitive]
transitively adverb
transitivity noun [uncountable]
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