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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commutative  \Com*mut"a*tive\,  a.  [CF.  F.  commutatif.] 
  Relative  to  exchange;  interchangeable;  reciprocal.  -- 
  {Com*mut"a*tive"ly},  adv 
 
  Rich  traders,  from  their  success,  are  presumed  .  .  .  to 
  have  cultivated  an  habitual  regard  to  commutative 
  justice.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  commutative 
  adj  :  (mathematics)  of  a  binary  operation;  independent  of  order 
  as  in  e.g.  "a  x  b  =  b  x  a" 




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