SUBSTANTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUBSTANTIVE
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substantive
 a.  essential; not imaginary; actual or real
Classic Sentence:
1  Ideas almost refuse to be expressed in these substantives which are fugitives from justice.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
Example Sentence:
1  Rawls's representative agent is portrayed as a disembodied party devoid of any substantive human characteristics except rationality.
2  Classification, analysis, and substantive interpretation are all subject to the particular perspective of the researcher.
3  Although the delegates were aware of the importance of the problem, they could not agree on the substantive issues.