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English definition of “iterative”

iterative

adjective     /ˈɪt.ər.ə.tɪv/ US  /ˈɪt̬.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪv/ formal or specialized
doing something again and again, usually to improve it: iterative processesRepeating an actionMaking things betterBecoming better
(Definition of iterative adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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