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summative

[suhm-uh-tiv] /ˈsʌm ə tɪv/
adjective
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Medieval Latin summāt(us) (see summation) + -ive
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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.
Word Origin and History for summative
adj.

1836, from Modern Latin summat-, stem of summatus (see summation) + -ive.

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