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ad·ver·bi·al

 (ăd-vûr′bē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an adverb.
n.
An adverbial element or phrase.

ad·ver′bi·al·ly adv.

adverbial

(ædˈvɜːbɪəl)
n
(Grammar) a word or group of words playing the grammatical role of an adverb, such as in the rain in the sentence I'm singing in the rain
adj
(Grammar) of or relating to an adverb or adverbial
adˈverbially adv

ad•ver•bi•al

(ædˈvɜr bi əl)

adj.
1. of, functioning as, or forming an adverb.
n.
2. a word or group of words functioning as an adverb.
[1605–15]
ad•ver′bi•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adverbial - a word or group of words function as an adverb
adverb - a word that modifies something other than a noun
Adj.1.adverbial - of or relating to or functioning as an adverb; "adverbial syntax"
Translations
ظَرْفِي
příslovečný
adverbiel
adverbanpriložni
határozói
atviksorîs-; atvikslegur
adverbial
príslovkový
zarf niteliğindezarfımsı

adverbial

[ədˈvɜːbɪəl] ADJadverbial

adverbial

[ədˈvɜːrbiəl] adj [expression] → adverbial(e)

adverbial

adj, adverbially
advadverbial

adverbial

[ædˈvɜːbɪəl] adjavverbiale

adverb

(ˈӕdvəːb) noun
a word used before or after a verb, before an adjective or preposition, or with another adverb to show time, manner, place, degree etc. Yesterday he looked more carefully in the box, and there he found a very small key with a hole right through it.
adˈverbial adjective
adˈverbially adverb

adverbial

a. adverbial.
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