indicating repetition or augmentation

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  • multiplicative — adjective Date: 1653 1. tending or having the power to multiply 2. of, relating to, or associated with a mathematical operation of multiplication < the multiplicative property of 0 requires that a•0 = 0 and 0•a = 0 > • multiplicatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • multiplicative — multiplicatively, adv. /mul teuh pli kay tiv, mul teuh plik euh /, adj. 1. tending to multiply or increase. 2. having the power of multiplying. [1645 55; < ML multiplicativus. See MULTIPLICATE, IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • multiplicative — 1. adjective of or pertaining to multiplication 2. noun a grammatical adverbial case in Finnish …   Wiktionary

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