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|Noun||1.||multiplicative inverse - (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement