# additive group

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## English[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**additive group** (*plural* **additive groups**)

- (mathematics) An abelian group, when it is written using the symbol
**+**for its binary operation - (mathematics) The
**underlying group under addition**of a field, ring, vector space or other structure having addition as one of its operations - (mathematics) A group scheme representing the underlying-additive-group functor.