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



BrE BrE//ˈkwɒntɪtətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːntəteɪtɪv//
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connected with the amount or number of something rather than with how good it is quantitative analysis/research There is no difference between the two in quantitative terms. compare qualitative Word Originlate 16th cent. (in the sense ‘having magnitude’): from medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitas (translating Greek posotēs), from quantus ‘how great, how much’.
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