formative
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formative(
fawr
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muh
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dihv
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (constructive)
a. de formación (invariable)
His parents introduced him to the widest range of people possible during his formative years.Sus padres le presentaron a la variedad de personas más amplia posible durante sus años de formación.
b. formativo
Seeing first hand the manipulation of the media when I was only 20 was a formative experience.Ver de primera mano la manipulación de los medios cuando tenía solo 20 años fue una experiencia formativa.
2. (linguistics)
a. formativo
The suffix "-ero" is a common formative element in Spanish.El sufijo "-ero" es un elemento formativo común en español.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (linguistics)
a. el formativo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A formative does not stand alone, but rather forms words with other elements.Un formativo no funciona solo, sino que forma palabras con otros elementos.
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formative
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. formativo(a)
the formative yearsel periodo en que se forja la personalidad
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formative [ˈfɔːmətɪv]
adjective
1 [+influence etc] formativo; [+years] de formación
2 (Gram) formativo
noun
(Gram) formativo (m)
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