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Meaning of jussive

jus•sive

Pronunciation: ( jus'iv), [key]
— Gram. Gram.
—adj.
  1. (esp. in Semitic languages) expressing a mild command.
—n.
  1. a jussive form, mood, case, construction, or word.
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