Meaning of ACCUMULATIVE in English

 ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlā]d.iv, -_lə], ]tiv, -ēv\ adjective

1. : marked by accumulation : produced by accumulation : cumulative

accumulative toxic effects

accumulative rainfall

to have them in their proper order and thereby to receive their accumulative impact — Irving Howe

2. : tending to or given to accumulation : accumulating

nations are imperialistic in their accumulative stage — D.L.Kemmerer

3. : cumulative 4

• ac·cu·mu·la·tive·ly adverb

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.