DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

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

 pre·sen·ta·tive /prɪˈzɛntətɪv, ˈprɛzṇˌte-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·sent·a·tive a.
 1. Eccl. Having the right of presentation, or offering a clergyman to the bishop for institution; as, advowsons are presentative, collative, or donative.
 2. Admitting the presentation of a clergyman; as, a presentative parsonage.
 3. Metaph. Capable of being directly known by, or presented to, the mind; intuitive; directly apprehensible, as objects; capable of apprehending, as faculties.
    The latter term, presentative faculty, I use . . . in contrast and correlation to a =\“representative faculty.”\=   --Sir W. Hamilton.