Pronunciation: (ad-nom'u-nl), [key] Gram.
1. of, pertaining to, or used as the modifier of a noun, as new in the new theater, on the corner in the house on the corner, or the mayor's in the mayor's reputation.
2. of or pertaining to an adnoun.
a word or phrase that modifies a noun.
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