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Noun: determiner  di'tur-mu-nu(r)
  1. An argument that is conclusive
    - clincher, determining factor
  2. One of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    - determinative
  3. A determining or causal element or factor
    - determinant, determinative, determining factor, causal factor

Derived forms: determiners

Type of: argument, closed-class word, cognitive factor, function word, functor, statement

Encyclopedia: Determiner