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privative

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Adjective

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Positive
privative

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Causing privation.
  2. In grammar indicating the absence of something.

Noun

Singular
privative

Plural
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privative ({{{1}}})
  1. Something that causes privation or indicates an absence.

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