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accumulative

ac·cu·mu·la·tive

accumulative

pronunciation:
kyu my l tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by or resulting from accumulation; cumulative.
definition 2: inclined to accumulate; acquisitive.
Word Parts
The word accumulative contains the following parts:
cumul Latin root that means heap
-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).