- Of, relating to, or being a mood of a verb used in some languages for contingent or hypothetical action, action viewed subjectively, or grammatically subordinate statements. (adjective)
- The subjunctive mood. (noun)
- A subjunctive construction. See Usage Note at if. (noun)
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