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CUMULATIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cumulative mean? 

CUMULATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective CUMULATIVE has 1 sense:

1. increasing by successive addition

  Familiarity information: CUMULATIVE used as an adjective is very rare.


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CUMULATIVE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Increasing by successive addition

Synonyms:

accumulative; cumulative

Context examples:

the benefits are cumulative / the eventual accumulative effect of these substances

Similar:

additive (characterized or produced by addition)


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