non·​cu·​mu·​la·​tive | \ ˌnän-ˈkyü-myə-lə-tiv How to pronounce noncumulative (audio) , -ˌlā- \

Definition of noncumulative

: 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

Recent Examples on the Web The Trump administration said the act only requires consideration of direct, noncumulative impacts, which effectively took climate change off the table. Andrea Thompson, Scientific American, 2 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of noncumulative

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncumulative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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