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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.
The Permanent Representative stressed the need to strengthen the support provided by UNCTAD to Iraq and to intensify technical assistance programs, both quantitatively and quantitatively especially in investment and reconstruction after Iraq war on Da'esh criminal gangs on behalf of the world, and to overcome the consequences of wars and economic blockade on the Iraqi economy.
They point out that there were heat waves, a large number of days with maximum temperatures above 30AdegC, spatially and quantitatively uneven rainfall that fluctuated over large ranges, from extremely rainy in Bugojno to dry in Livno.
He stressed the need to strengthen the support provided by UNCTAD to Iraq and to intensify technical assistance programs, both quantitatively and quantitatively, adding that Iraq deserves support and aid in investment and reconstruction projects after the sacrifices he made in its war against ISIS terrorist gangs, and to overcome the consequences of the wars.
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Published on Monday, the Letter concluded: "This Letter quantitatively evaluates the beneficial impact a negative Fed policy rate could have had during the recovery from the Great Recession.
Against this backdrop, in order to both enhance quietness and reduce the vehicle weight, it is necessary to understand quantitatively the mechanism producing wind noise and the mechanism by which it is transmitted into the passenger compartment.
Limited laboratory infrastructure and instrumentation should be required to quantitatively screen the cervical samples and provide analysis quickly without the need for expensive, trained personnel.
Users are also able to compare it quantitatively with accumulated data in the Cloud.
Nationwide tested the ad both qualitatively and quantitatively, and its focus groups included caregivers and families who had lost children
It is quantitatively tested to confirm composition and stability, and detailed documentation is provided.
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