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collative

[kuh-ley-tiv, koh-, ko-, koh-ley-, kol-ey-]
adjective
  1. marked by collation.
  2. Ecclesiastical. presented by collation: collative benefices.
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Origin of collative

From the Latin word collātīvus, dating back to 1610–20. See collate, -ive
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British Dictionary definitions for collative

collative

adjective
  1. involving collation
  2. (of benefices) presented or held by collation
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