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quantitative

quan·ti·ta·tive

quantitative

 
pronunciation:
kwan tih teI tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or capable of being measured or expressed as, a quantity.
definition 2: of or concerning the amount or quantity of something, as opposed to its nature or attributes. (Cf. qualitative.)
derivations: quantitatively (adv.), quantitativeness (n.)
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The word quantitative contains the following part:
-ive, -ative Latin adjective-forming suffix that means tending to, connected with, or performing
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The suffix -ive , -ative turns Latinate verb bases into adjectives. Many adjectives ending in -ive , -ative have corresponding noun forms ending in -ity (objective , objectivity) or -ion (effusive , effusion).