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- n. Plural form of formative.
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While it's another interesting post full of fresh points of view, I have to comment on the idea that, concerning U-QE-TI, "the 'U'-prosthetics might have been verbal formatives in the Minoan language".
Greek, for instance, are chosen as a basis, and employed as elements for the new verbal formatives now coming into use with such astonishing rapidity in all the sciences.
Let us now add the termination _o_, and we have the following list of formatives:
Our lusts must not be our formatives, giving shape and fashion to our lives.
Further, within a short span of two months (January and February), we are not only expected to complete the formatives and various projects, but also prepare for our summative 2.
Women's voices are seriously underrepresented in the public discussion of cinema, one of the world's strongest cultural formatives.