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cumulative

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cumulative (comparative more cumulative, superlative most cumulative)

  1. Incorporating all data up to the present
  2. That is formed by accumulation of successive additions
    • Francis Bacon
      As for knowledge which man receiveth by teaching, it is cumulative, not original.
    • Trench
      The argument [] is in very truth not logical and single, but moral and cumulative.
  3. That tends to accumulate
  4. (finance) Having priority rights to receive a dividend that accrue until paid

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cumulative

  1. feminine form of cumulatif

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cumulative

  1. feminine plural of cumulativo