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quantitative

adjective     /ˈkwɒntɪtətɪv/ US   /ˈkwɑːntəˌteɪtɪv/
related to information that can be shown in numbers and amounts: quantitative analysis/research Pricing anomalies in the market could be picked up with the help of sophisticated quantitative analysis. Standard & Poor's Fund Research assesses the performance of fund managers on a quantitative and qualitative basis. India struck a deal with America to remove quantitative restrictions on imports two years earlier than planned. → Compare qualitative
quantitatively /ˈkwɒntɪtətɪvli/ US   /ˈkwɑːntəˌteɪtɪvli/ adverb
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