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additive inverse

noun Mathematics.
the number in the set of real numbers that when added to a given number will yield zero: The additive inverse of 2 is −2.

Origin:
1955–60

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additive inverse

noun
(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5 
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