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a. Expressed or expressible as a quantity.
b. Of, relating to, or susceptible of measurement.
c. Of or relating to number or quantity.
2. Of or relating to a metrical system based on the duration of syllables rather than on stress. Used especially of classical Greek and Latin verse.

[Medieval Latin quantitātīvus, from Latin quantitās, quantitāt-, quantity, from quantus, how great; see quantity.]

quan′ti·ta′tive·ly adv.
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Adv.1.quantitatively - in a quantitative manner; "this can be expressed quantitatively"


[ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvlɪ] ADVcuantitativamente


[ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvlɪ] advquantitativamente
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We have seen that Anglo-Saxon verse depended on regular stress of a definite number of quantitatively long syllables in each line and on alliteration; that it allowed much variation in the number of unstressed syllables; and that it was without rime.
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context of how external perturbations or exposures translate quantitatively into dose--response changes, and [then] target tissues, and then of course integrate that quantitatively with knowledge of biology to understand how that leads to potential health outcomes.
of Wollongong, Australia) asks if they can be quantitatively and qualitatively demonstrated to positive impacts on economic growth, answering in the affirmative in the context of US Fordist and Japanese just-in-time/quality control lean production processes.
This formula enables glycolignin reactions (including color formation) to be described quantitatively and kinetically.
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