Variant of cumulative
- increasing in effect, size, quantity, etc. by successive additions; accumulated: cumulative interest
- taking successive additions into account: a cumulative average
- designating or of preferred stock that pays regular dividends which, if not paid on the scheduled date, accumulate and take priority over dividend payments to other classes of the company's stock
- Law designating additional evidence that gives support to earlier evidence
Origin: see cumulate
- cumulatively adverb
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