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1 Either a noun or some other word (often a pronoun) standing in place of a noun. adj.

2 Of or relating to a word that is a substantive (1).

3 Of or relating to one of the classes of linguistic universals. See substantive universals. [From Latin substantia substance, from sub under + stare to stand + -ivus indicating a tendency, inclination, or quality]

Subjects: Psychology.

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