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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: infinitivus, from Latin infinitus; because the verb is not limited by person or number

infinitive

noun
     
Related topics: Grammar
in‧fin‧i‧tive [countable] technical
SLG in grammar, the basic form of a verb, used with 'to' in English. In the sentence 'I want to watch television.' 'to watch' is an infinitive

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