(of a binary operation) having the property that one term operating on a second is equal to the negative of the second operating on the first, as ab = −ba.
(of two matrices) defined by an anticommutative operation.
of, pertaining to, involving, or decided by : competitive sports; a competitive examination. well suited for ; having a feature that makes for successful : a competitive price. having a strong desire to or to succeed. useful to a competitor; giving a competitor an advantage: He was careful not to divulge competitive information about his […]
the act of . the state of being . a league or alliance. a group of , especially of states more or less permanently united for common purposes. the Confederation, the union of the 13 original U.S. states under the Articles of Confederation 1781–89. (initial capital letter) the federation of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and […]
a person who , especially unquestioningly, to the usual practices or standards of a group, society, etc. (often initial capital letter) a person who to the usages of an established church, especially the Church of England. of or characterized by , especially in action or appearance. Contemporary Examples “I find myself and my peers thinking, […]
pertaining to or characteristic of a confederation. Contemporary Examples What was the joint body that would deal with this third party if not a confederative institution? How The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Became The World’s Greatest Bore Bernard Avishai April 15, 2013 Well, what was that projected municipality if not a confederative institution? How The Israeli-Palestinian […]
action in accord with prevailing social standards, attitudes, practices, etc. correspondence in form, nature, or character; agreement, congruity, or accordance. compliance or acquiescence; obedience. (often initial capital letter) compliance with the usages of an established church, especially the Church of England. Geology. the relationship between adjacent strata. Compare (def 2a). Contemporary Examples This view is […]