translative

adjective
trans·​la·​tive | \ tran(t)s-ˈlā-tiv How to pronounce translative (audio) , tranz- \

Definition of translative

1 : of, relating to, or involving removal or transference from one person or place to another
2 : of, relating to, or serving in translation from one language or system into another

First Known Use of translative

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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translational research

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“Translative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/translative. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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translative

adjective
trans·​la·​tive | \ tranz-ˈlā-tiv, trans- How to pronounce translative (audio) \

Legal Definition of translative

: constituting a transfer or conveyance an act translative of ownership

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