non·​cu·​mu·​la·​tive ˌnän-ˈkyü-myə-lə-tiv How to pronounce noncumulative (audio)
: not cumulative
especially, finance : not entitled to future payments of dividends or interest passed when normally due
noncumulative stock
noncumulative income bonds

Examples of noncumulative in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncumulative was in 1889

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“Noncumulative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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