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  1. of or relating to an aggregate.
  2. forming or tending to form an aggregate.
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Origin of aggregative

First recorded in 1635–45; aggregate + -ive
Related formsag·gre·ga·tive·ly, adverbsub·ag·gre·ga·tive, adjective
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Historical Examples of aggregative

  • Fancy is aggregative and associative,—Imagination is creative, motive.

    Rab and His Friends and Other Papers

    John Brown

  • I reckon I might have been too aggregative in my tabulation.

  • Are you not, in general, exaggerating the force of the aggregative as against the segregative tendencies in human nature?

  • The Aggregative Principle anew at work in a Society grown obsolete, cracked asunder, dissolving into rubbish and primary atoms?

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle