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qual·i·ta·tive

 (kwŏl′ĭ-tā′tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or concerning quality.

[Middle English, producing a primary quality, from Medieval Latin quālitātīvus, from Late Latin, qualitative, from Latin quālitās, quālitāt-, quality; see quality.]

qual′i·ta′tive·ly adv.

qualitative

(ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv; -ˌteɪ-)
adj
involving or relating to distinctions based on quality or qualities. Compare quantitative
ˈqualitatively adv

qual•i•ta•tive

(ˈkwɒl ɪˌteɪ tɪv)

adj.
pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities.
[1600–10; < Late Latin quālitātīvus= Latin quālitāt- (s. of quālitās) quality + -īvus -ive]
qual′i•ta`tive•ly, adv.

qualitative

Describes a statement, or analysis, which gives the composition of an item, not the amounts present.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.qualitative - involving distinctions based on qualities; "qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
quantitative - expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement; "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
2.qualitative - relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
Translations
kvalitativní
kvalitatiivinenlaadullinen

qualitative

[ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv] ADJcualitativo

qualitative

[ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv] adjqualitatif/ive

qualitative

adj, qualitatively
advqualitativ

qualitative

[ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv] adjqualitativo/a

qualitative

a. cualitativo-a, rel. a cualidad o clase.
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