Definiteness

In grammatical theory, definiteness is a feature of noun phrases, distinguishing between entities that are specific and identifiable in a given context (definite noun phrases) and entities which are not (indefinite noun phrases). There is considerable variation in the expression of definiteness across languages: ==Use in different languages== Exam...
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Definiteness

• (n.) The state of being definite; determinateness; precision; certainty.
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definiteness

(from the article `Uralic languages`) The category of definiteness (like English `the`) is marked in numerous ways in the modern languages and originally appears to have been tied to the ...
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Definiteness

Def'i·nite·ness noun The state of being definite; determinateness; precision; certainty.
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