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cumulative

cu·mu·la·tive

cumulative

 
 
pronunciation:
kyum y l tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: becoming larger or greater by means of gradual addition.
The final exam is aimed at measuring students' cumulative knowledge of the subject studied over the school year.
definition 2: formed or acquired by gradual addition.
cumulative debt
derivations: cumulatively (adv.), cumulativeness (n.)
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The word cumulative contains the following part:
cumul Latin root that means heap