duplicative 1870; see DUPLICATE (Cf. duplicate) (v.) + -IVE (Cf. -ive).

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  • duplicative — du pli*ca*tive, a. 1. Having the quality of duplicating or doubling. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Having the quality of subdividing into two by natural growth. Duplicative subdivision. Carpenter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duplicative — index iterative, repetitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • duplicative — ˈd(y)üpləˌkā]d.iv, lə̇kə], lēkə], ]tiv adjective 1. : able to duplicate duplicative memory 2. : marked by duplication the two agencies working in this area are not duplicative …   Useful english dictionary

  • duplicative — adjective see duplicate II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • duplicative — See duplicable. * * * …   Universalium

  • duplicative — adjective /ˈdjuː.plɪk.ə.tɪv/ of, related to, or being a duplicate …   Wiktionary

  • duplicative — du·pli·ca·tive …   English syllables

  • duplicative portfolio — Mainly applies to derivative products. basket of stocks that imitates the price movement of another set of securities ( e.g., S&P 500 index). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • duplicate — duplicative, adj. n., adj. /dooh pli kit, dyooh /; v. /dooh pli kayt , dyooh /, n., v., duplicated, duplicating, adj. n. 1. a copy exactly like an original. 2. anything corresponding in all respects to something else. 3. Cards. a duplicate game.… …   Universalium

  • Colorado River Water Conservation District v. United States — Supreme Court of the United States Argued Janua …   Wikipedia

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