[it-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /ˈɪt əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/

repeating; making repetition; repetitious.
Grammar. .
repetitious or frequent
(maths, logic) another word for recursive See recursive
(grammar) another word for frequentative

“involving repetition,” late 15c., from French iteratif (c.1400), from Late Latin iterativus, from iterat-, past participle stem of iterare (see iteration). As a noun, from 1854. Related: Iteratively.


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