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ac·cu·mu·la·tive

 (ə-kyo͞om′yə-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Characterized by or showing the effects of accumulation; cumulative.
2. Tending to accumulate.

ac·cu′mu·la·tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accumulative - increasing by successive additionaccumulative - increasing by successive addition; "the benefits are cumulative"; "the eventual accumulative effect of these substances"
additive - characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"
2.accumulative - marked by acquiring or amassingaccumulative - marked by acquiring or amassing; "we live in an accumulative society"
acquisitive - eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas; "an acquisitive mind"; "an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"

accumulative

adjective
Increasing, as in force, by successive additions:
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accumulative

[əˈkjuːmjʊlətɪv] ADJacumulativo

accumulative

[əˈkjuːmjʊlətɪv] adj (= cumulative) → cumulatif/ive
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