commutativity

noun
com·​mu·​ta·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ kə-ˌmyü-tə-ˈti-və-tē How to pronounce commutativity (audio) , ˌkäm-yə-tə-\

Definition of commutativity

: the property of being commutative the commutativity of a mathematical operation

First Known Use of commutativity

1929, in the meaning defined above

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