Definition of predeterminative in English:

predeterminative

adjective

  • 1Having the quality of predetermining something; of, relating to, or of the nature of predetermination.

  • 2Grammar. Having the quality of, or functioning as, a predeterminer. rare.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Howe (1630–1705), Presbyterian minister. From pre- + determinative, after predeterminate.

Pronunciation

predeterminative

/ˌpriːdɪˈtəːmɪnətɪv/