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concatenate +‎ -ive

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concatenative (not comparable)

  1. Linked in a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; successive.
    • 1961, Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land, New York: Avon, →OCLC:
      In fact the titles could be anything – or (with some of the most puissant) no title at all, but they could all be identified as "flappers" by function: each one held arbitrary and concatenative veto over any attempted communication from the outside world to the Great Man who was the nominal superior of the flapper.

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