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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·cu·sa·tive /əˈkjuzətɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cu·sa·tive a.
 1. Producing accusations; accusatory. “This hath been a very accusative age.”
 2. Gram. Applied to the case (as the fourth case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses the immediate object on which the action or influence of a transitive verb terminates, or the immediate object of motion or tendency to, expressed by a preposition. It corresponds to the objective case in English.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cu·sa·tive, n. Gram. The accusative case.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive
             forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes
             and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"
             [syn: accusatory, accusing, accusive]
      2: serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain
         prepositions and used for certain other purposes;
         "objective case"; "accusative endings" [syn: objective]
      n : the category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
          [syn: accusative case, objective case]