Accumulatively

accumulative

[uh-kyoo-myuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv]
adjective
1.
tending to accumulate or arising from accumulation; cumulative.
2.
tending to accumulate wealth; acquisitive.

Origin:
1645–55; accumulate + -ive

accumulatively, adverb
accumulativeness, noun
nonaccumulative, adjective
nonaccumulatively, adverb
nonaccumulativeness, noun
unaccumulative, adjective
unaccumulatively, adverb
unaccumulativeness, noun
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accumulate (əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt)
 
vb
to gather or become gathered together in an increasing quantity; amass; collect
 
[C16: from Latin accumulātus, past participle of accumulāre to heap up, from cumulus a heap]
 
ac'cumulable
 
adj
 
ac'cumulative
 
adj
 
ac'cumulatively
 
adv
 
ac'cumulativeness
 
n

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