distributive
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English[edit]
Etymology[edit]
From Middle French distributif
Adjective[edit]
distributive (comparative more distributive, superlative most distributive)
 Relating to distribution.
 Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing a proper share to each.
 distributive justice
 (Can we find and add a quotation of Jonathan Swift to this entry?)
 (mathematics) A property of functions that have a rule describing how the function can be performed to the individual components of another operation.
 If function f is distributive with respect to function g, then .
 If the operation is distributive with respect to the operation , then .
 (logic) Assigning the species of a general term.
 (grammar) Expressing separation; denoting a taking singly, not collectively.
 a distributive adjective or pronoun, such as "each", "either", or "every"
 a distributive numeral, such as Latin "bini" (two by two)
Translations[edit]
relating to distribution


property of functions


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Noun[edit]
distributive (plural distributives)
 (grammar) A distributive adjective or pronoun.
 (mathematics) A distributive numeral.
French[edit]
Adjective[edit]
distributive
 feminine form of distributif
Italian[edit]
Adjective[edit]
distributive f
 feminine plural of distributivo
Swedish[edit]
Adjective[edit]
distributive
 absolute definite natural masculine form of distributiv.