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anticommutative

[ an-tee-kuh-myoo-tuh-tiv, -kom-yuh-tey-, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti kəˈmyu tə tɪv, -ˈkɒm yəˌteɪ-, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective Mathematics.

(of a binary operation) having the property that one term operating on a second is equal to the negative of the second operating on the first, as ab = −ba.
(of two matrices) defined by an anticommutative operation.

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