cumulative

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cumulate +‎ -ive. Compare also French cumulatif, Italian cumulativo and Spanish cumulativo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkjuːmjʊlətɪv/, /ˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪtɪv/
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AdjectiveEdit

cumulative (comparative more cumulative, superlative most cumulative)

  1. Incorporating all current and previous data up to the present or at the time of measuring or collating
  2. That is formed by an accumulation of successive additions
    1. (linguistics) Adding one statement to another.
      cumulative conjunctions like and, both…and and as well as
  3. That tends to accumulate
  4. (finance) Having priority rights to receive a dividend that accrue until paid

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cumulative

  1. feminine singular of cumulatif

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cumulative

  1. feminine plural of cumulativo