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One entry found for associative.
Main Entry: as·so·cia·tive
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresssomacr-shemacron-secondarystressamacrt-iv, -semacron-, -shschwat-iv
Function: adjective
1 : of or relating to association
2 : of, having, or being the property of producing the same mathematical value no matter how an expression's elements are grouped so long as the order of those elements is the same <addition is associative since (a + b) + c = a + (b + c)>
- as·so·cia·tive·ly adverb
- as·so·cia·tiv·i·ty /schwa-secondarystresssomacr-shemacron-schwa-primarystresstiv-schwat-emacron, -secondarystresssomacr-semacron-, -secondarystresssomacr-shschwa-primarystresstiv-/ noun

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