continuative

adjective
con·​tin·​u·​a·​tive | \ kən-ˈtin-yə-ˌwā-tiv How to pronounce continuative (audio) , -yü-ˌā-; -wə-tiv, -yü-ə- \

Definition of continuative

: expressing continuity or continuation (as of an idea or action)

First Known Use of continuative

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for continuative

borrowed from Late Latin continuātīvus, from Latin continuātus, past participle of continuāre "to continue" + -īvus -ive

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“Continuative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/continuative. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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