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noun [countable] linguistics  /ˈædjɪktɪv ˌgruːp/
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singularadjective group
pluraladjective groups
  1. a group containing at least one adjective (the head), and often other items such as adverbs and prepositional phrases. For example, ‘highly skilled’ and ‘low in sugar’ are adjective groups. An adjective group is often the complement in a clause, after a verb such as ‘be’. For example, in the sentence ‘Her behaviour seems slightly odd’, ‘slightly odd’ is an adjective group.
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