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recursive

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adjective re·cur·sive \ri-ˈkər-siv\

Definition of recursive

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving recursion <a recursive function in a computer program>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting a procedure that can repeat itself indefinitely <a recursive rule in a grammar>

recursively adverb
recursiveness noun


1934

First Known Use of recursive

1934

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