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agglutinative

[uh-gloot-n-ey-tiv, uh-gloot-n-uh-] /əˈglut nˌeɪ tɪv, əˈglut n ə-/
adjective
1.
tending or having power to agglutinate or unite:
an agglutinative substance.
2.
Linguistics. pertaining to or noting a language, as Turkish, characterized by agglutination.
Compare inflectional (def 2), isolating.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; agglutinate + -ive
Related forms
antiagglutinative, adjective
nonagglutinative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonagglutinative

agglutinative

/əˈɡluːtɪnətɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to join or capable of joining
2.
(linguistics) Also agglomerative. denoting languages, such as Hungarian, whose morphology is characterized by agglutination Compare analytic (sense 3), synthetic (sense 3), polysynthetic
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nonagglutinative in Medicine

agglutinative ag·glu·ti·na·tive (ə-glōōt'n-ā'tĭv, -ə-tĭv)
adj.
Concerning or characteristic of agglutination.

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