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  Definition of partitive
  1. word (such a `some'' or `less'') that is used to indicate a part as distinct from a whole
  2. serving to separate or divide into parts; "partitive tendencies in education"; "the uniting influence was stronger than the separative"
  3. indicating or characterized by or serving to create partition or division into parts; "partitive tendencies in education"
  4. (Romance languages) relating to or denoting a part of a whole or a quantity that is less than the whole; "a partitive construction"
Similar Words: separative

 

Pertainyms: division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, part, portion, component part, component

 

Anagrams: privateer

 

 
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