Meaning of CUMULATIVE in English

CUMULATIVE

transcription, транскрипция: [ kju:mjʊlətɪv ]

If a series of events have a cumulative effect, each event makes the effect greater.

It is simple pleasures, such as a walk on a sunny day, which have a cumulative effect on our mood...

ADJ

• cu‧mu‧la‧tive‧ly

His administration was plagued by one petty scandal after another, cumulatively very damaging.

ADV

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