adjective Physical Chemistry.
(of the properties of a substance) depending on the number of molecules or atoms rather than on their nature.

1900–05; colligate + -ive Unabridged
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colligative (kəˈlɪɡətɪv)
(of a physical property of a substance) depending on the concentrations of atoms, ions, and molecules that are present rather than on their nature

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Example sentences
Along with the colligative property mentioned above is another one called osmotic pressure.
Properties of solutions depend upon the concentration of solute particles and are called colligative properties.
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