factive definition

  • adjective:
    • Licensing only those material clauses that represent claims presumed to be real.
    • which does not know any falsities: which understands only facts.
    • Making; having capacity to make.
    • Licensing just those content clauses that represent claims presumed to be real.
    • which does not know any falsities: which understands only truths.
    • Making; having power to make.
    • Licensing only those content clauses that represent claims thought to be true.
    • which doesn't understand any falsities: which understands only truths.
    • Making; having power to make.
  • others:
    • Making; having capacity to make.
    • Making; having capacity to make.
    • Making; having power to make.

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