1. Adjective.  (grammar, of a word or phrase) Modifying a noun, while in the same phrase as that noun.
  2. Adjective.  Having the nature of an attribute.
  3. Noun.  (grammar) An attributive word or phrase (see above), ''contrasted with'' predicative.

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