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as·so·ci·a·tive

 (ə-sō′shə-tĭv, -sē-ə-tĭv, -sē-ā′tĭv, -shē-)
adj.
1. Of, characterized by, resulting from, or causing association.
2. Mathematics Independent of the grouping of elements. For example, if a + (b + c) = (a + b) + c, the operation indicated by + is associative.

as·so′ci·a·tive·ly adv.
as·so′ci·a′tiv′i·ty (-sē-ə-tĭv′ĭ-tē, -shē-, -shə-tĭv′-) n.

associative

(əˈsəʊʃɪətɪv)
adj
1. of, relating to, or causing association or union
2. (Mathematics) maths logic
a. being independent of the grouping of numbers, symbols, or terms within a given set, as in conjunction or in an expression such as (2 × 3) × 4 = 2 × (3 × 4)
b. referring to this property: the associative laws of arithmetic.
3. (Logic) maths logic
a. being independent of the grouping of numbers, symbols, or terms within a given set, as in conjunction or in an expression such as (2 × 3) × 4 = 2 × (3 × 4)
b. referring to this property: the associative laws of arithmetic.

as•so•ci•a•tive

(əˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪ tɪv, -si-, -ʃə tɪv)

adj.
1. pertaining to or resulting from association.
2. tending to associate or unite.
3. Math.
a. (of an operation on a set of elements) giving an equivalent expression when elements are grouped without change of order, as (a + b) + c=a + (b + c).
b. having reference to this property: the associative law of multiplication.
[1805–15]
as•so′ci•a`tive•ly (-ˌeɪ tɪv li, -ə tɪv-) adv.
as•so`ci•a•tiv′i•ty (-ʃi əˈtɪv ɪ ti, -si-, -ʃəˈtɪv-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.associative - characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination ; "associative learning"
nonassociative - not associative
Translations
asociativní
assosiatiivinen
asszociatív
associativ

associative

[əˈsəʊʃɪətɪv] ADJ
1. (Math) → asociativo
2. (Comput) associative storagealmacenamiento m asociativo

associative

adjassoziativ

associative

[əˈsəʊʃɪətɪv] adj (frm) (Math) → associativo/a
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