Main definitions of aspectual in English

: aspectual1aspectual2

aspectual1

adjective

  • 1Grammar
    Relating to or denoting a category or form that expresses the way in which time is denoted by a verb.

    ‘aspectual affixes’
    ‘the aspectual system of Thai’
  • 2Astrology
    Denoting an angular relationship between celestial bodies or points on the ecliptic.

    ‘two or more planets in an aspectual relationship’

Pronunciation

aspectual

/aˈspɛktʃʊəl/

Main definitions of aspectual in English

: aspectual1aspectual2

aspectual2

adjective

  • See aspect

    • ‘Reception is one of the most powerful considerations in traditional astrology - its presence in an aspectual contact is capable of completely overturning the otherwise expected meaning.’
    • ‘It could well be that the aspectual markers introduce events.’
    • ‘It seems that both constructions are compatible with the different aspectual meanings, but to different degrees.’
    • ‘Verbs belonging to one aspectual class are characterized by determining the same types of results.’
    • ‘In traditional practice, the limits for aspectual contact are determined by the planets involved.’

Pronunciation

aspectual

/aˈspɛktʃʊəl/