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    Use of substantive adjectives

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    What are substantive adjectives?

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    Generally, an adjective accompanies and describes a noun. The adjective agrees in number, gender and case with the noun which it describes:
    Boni cives ad urbem veniunt.
    The good citizens come towards the city.

    Often, an adjective can be used in the absence of a noun and in that case, the adjective stands as both ...