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One entry found for distributive.
Main Entry: dis·trib·u·tive
Pronunciation: dis-primarystresstrib-yschwat-iv
Function: adjective
1 : of or relating to distribution : serving to distribute
2 : of, having, or being the property of giving the same mathematical result when an operation is carried out on a whole expression and when it is carried out on each part of an expression with the results then collected together <the distributive property of multiplication means a(b + c) = ab + ac>
- dis·trib·u·tive·ly adverb

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