[ US /ˈkjumjəɫətɪv/ ]
[ UK /kjˈuːmjʊlətˌɪv/ ]
  1. increasing by successive addition
    the eventual accumulative effect of these substances
    the benefits are cumulative
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How To Use cumulative In A Sentence

  • The results showed that cumulative OP exposure from about two-dozen foods often exceeded a child's acceptable Reference Dose (RfD).
  • Weakness number one is a cumulative amateurishness. The spotlight begins to shine on the coalition's flaws and faultlines | Andrew Rawnsley
  • However, he is at pains to point out that there is no one author of the canonic interpretation of a particular building; it is developed collectively over time, the cumulative, filtered effect of many previous responses.
  • A Carlow man was fined an accumulative sum of £150 for failing to have a tachograph on his lorry and having no tax displayed on his vehicle.
  • Figure 1 shows the cumulative absolute changes in bone mineral content/bone width and bone mineral density after ranking each patient by age.
  • And for the first 16 weeks of 2009, the AAR said U.S. railroads reported cumulative volume of 4,286,128 carloads, which is down 18.0 percent from the first 16 weeks of 2008. Undefined
  • The accumulative total settlement less than tradition soft foundation consolidation method.
  • For the last five years, the average bond portfolio has returned a cumulative 46.4%.
  • None of the unruly activities in themselves would be regarded as seriously criminal, but their accumulative effect is having a real impact on the usage of the community building, and may even threaten its future survival.
  • Cumulative Density Function By definition, an uncertain quantity is one whose value can lie anywhere along a specified range.
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