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Noun: continuative  kun'tin-yoo,ey-tiv [N. Amer], kun'tin-yoo-u-tiv [Brit]
  1. An uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words, phrases, clauses or sentences
    - conjunction, conjunctive, connective

Derived forms: continuatives

Type of: closed-class word, function word

Encyclopedia: Continuative