See also: itérative

English edit

Alternative forms edit

  • (abbreviation, grammar): iter.

Pronunciation edit

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪt(ə)ɹətɪv/, /ˈɪtəˌɹeɪtɪv/
    • (file)
  • (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈɪt(ə)ɹətɪv/, [ˈɪɾ.(ə.)ɹə.tɪv], [ˈɪɾ.(ə.)ɹə.ɾɪv], /ˈɪtəˌɹeɪtɪv/, [ˈɪt.əˌɹeɪ.tɪv], [ˈɪɾ.əˌɹeɪ.tɪv], [ˈɪɾ.əˌɹeɪ.ɾɪv]
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈɪt(ə)ɹətɪv/, [ˈɪɾ.(ə.)ɹə.tɪv], [ˈɪɾ.(ə.)ɹə.ɾɪv]

Adjective edit

iterative (not comparable)

  1. Of a procedure that involves repetition of steps (iteration) to achieve the desired outcome; in computing this may involve a mechanism such as a loop.
  2. (grammar) Expressive of an action that is repeated with frequency.

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  • (antonym(s) of "involving repetition of steps"): noniterative

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Noun edit

iterative (plural iteratives)

  1. (grammar) A verb showing the iterative aspect.

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  1. inflection of iterativ:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /i.te.raˈ
  • Rhymes: -ive
  • Hyphenation: i‧te‧ra‧tì‧ve

Adjective edit


  1. feminine plural of iterativo

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