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Meaning of allative

al•la•tive

Pronunciation: (al'u-tiv), [key]
— Gram. Gram.
—adj.
  1. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate place to or toward which.
—n.
  1. the allative case.
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