associative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From associate +‎ -ive.

Adjective[edit]

associative (comparative more associative, superlative most associative)

  1. Pertaining to, resulting from, or characterised by association; capable of associating; tending to associate or unite.
  2. (algebra, of an operator  * ) such that, for any operands  a, b, c ,  (a * b) * c = a * (b * c)
  3. (computing) addressable by a key more complex than an integer index
    Awk's associative arrays may be indexed by strings.
    Associative memories were once given considerable attention.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

associative

  1. feminine form of associatif

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

associative

  1. feminine plural of associativo

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

associative

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of associativ.