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iterative (adj.)

"involving repetition," late 15c., from French iteratif (c. 1400), from Late Latin iterativus, from iterat-, past participle stem of Latin iterare "do again, repeat" (see iteration). As a noun, "an iterative word," by 1839. Related: Iteratively.

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Definitions of iterative
1
iterative (n.)
the aspect of the verb that expresses the repetition of an action;
Synonyms: iterative aspect
2
iterative (adj.)
marked by iteration;
Synonyms: reiterative
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