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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 134 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACCUSATIVE (Lat. accusativus, sc. casus, a translation of the Gr. aletartKI vrrwves, the case concerned with cause and effect, from atria, a cause), in grammar, a case of the noun, denoting primarily the object of verbal action or the destination of motion.
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