collative

adjective

col·​la·​tive
kəˈlātiv,
(ˈ)kä¦l-,
(ˈ)kō¦l-,
-ātiv
1
: having the quality or power of conferring
2
: passing, held, or conferred by collation (see collation sense 4a)
3
: marked by collation or systematic comparison
a collative act or function

Word History

Etymology

Latin collativus brought together, from collatus + -ivus -ive

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“Collative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collative. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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