summative

[suhm-uh-tiv]
adjective

Origin:
1880–85; < Medieval Latin summāt(us) (see summation) + -ive

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summation (sʌˈmeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or process of determining a sum; addition
2.  the result of such an act or process
3.  a summary
4.  (US) law the concluding statements made by opposing counsel in a case before a court
 
[C18: from Medieval Latin summātiō, from summāre to total, from Latin summasum1]
 
sum'mational
 
adj
 
'summative
 
adj

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Constructed qualitative case studies for clients emphasizing summative and formative issues.
The summative external evaluation process was designed to determine overall project effectiveness.
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