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Meaning of constative

con•sta•tive

Pronunciation: (kun-stā'tiv), [key]
— Philos., Ling. Philos.,Ling.
—adj.
  1. (of an utterance) describing a state of affairs; making a statement that can be said to be true or false.
—n.
  1. a constative utterance. Cf. performative.
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