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Definition of correlative noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

correlative

 noun
noun
NAmE//kəˈrɛlət̮ɪv//
 
(formal)
 
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a fact or an idea that is closely related to or depends on another fact or idea The child's right to education is a correlative of the parent's duty to send the child to school.
correlative adjective
 
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