[ uh-kyoo-myuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv ]
/ əˈkyu myəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv /


tending to accumulate or arising from accumulation; cumulative.
tending to accumulate wealth; acquisitive.


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Origin of accumulative

First recorded in 1645–55; accumulate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM accumulative Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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