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cumulative

adjective uk   /ˈkjuː.mjʊ.lə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
increasing by one addition after another: The cumulative effect of using so many chemicals on the land could be disastrous.
cumulatively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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