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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"
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[ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvlɪ] ADVcuantitativamente
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[ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvlɪ] advquantitativamente
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