Meaning of MULTIPLICATIVE in English

MULTIPLICATIVE

adj.

Pronunciation: ˌ m ə l-t ə - ' pli-k ə -tiv, ' m ə l-t ə -pl ə - ˌ k ā -tiv

Function: 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>

– mul · ti · pli · ca · tive · ly adverb

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