predeterminer - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] linguistics 

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/ˌpriːdɪˈtɜː(r)mɪnə(r)/
singularpredeterminer
pluralpredeterminers
  1. a word that comes before a determiner (a word such as ‘a’, ‘the’, ‘his’, and ‘this’) and gives more information about a noun. For example in the noun groups ‘all my fingers’ and ‘half a loaf’, ‘all’ and ‘half’ are predeterminers.
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