[ ek-wuh-tiv ]
/ ˈɛk wə tɪv /
belonging to or noting a degree of comparison of adjectives or adverbs that indicates an equality of the quality, quantity, etc., expressed by the adjective or adverb.
noting a use of the verb be that equates one term with another in a sentence.
noting or pertaining to a case indicating likeness or identity.
the equative degree of comparison.
the equative case, or a form in this case.
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How To Use Roman NumeralsRoman numerals are a collection of symbols that make up the number system that was used by the ancient Romans. Today, Roman numerals are more commonly used in titles, to number parts of works, in music theory, and on clock faces. Where do you see Roman numerals most often? The Symbols The Roman numeral system uses only seven symbols: I, V, X, L, C, D, …
Related formseq·ua·tive·ly, adverb
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