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infinitive

US [ɪnˈfɪnɪtɪv]
UK [ɪnˈfɪnətɪv]
  • adj.【语】(不受人称、数、时态限制的)动词不定式的
  • n.(动词的)不定式(英语中的动词不定式可单独使用,如she can swim中的swim,或带to,如she likes to swim.)
  • Web不定词;原形动词;动词原形
Plural Form:infinitives  
infinitive
n.
1.
(动词的)不定式(英语中的动词不定式可单独使用,如 She can swim 中的 swim,或带 to,如 She likes to swim)the basic form of a verb such asbe orrun . In English, an infinitive is used by itself, for exampleswim inShe can swim (this use is sometimes called thebare infinitive ), or withto (theto-infinitive ) as inShe likes to swim .

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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