Definition of iterative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

iterative

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɪtərətɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪtəreɪtɪv//
 
, NAmE//ˈɪtərətɪv//
 
 
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(of a process) that involves repeating a process or set of instructions again and again, each time applying it to the result of the previous stage We used an iterative process of refinement and modification. an iterative procedure/method/approach