WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
qual•i•ta•tive /ˈkwɑlɪˌteɪtɪv/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. relating to or concerned with quality or qualities, and not quantities or amounts:We're looking for qualitative improvement, not quantitative increases.
qual•i•ta•tive•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
qual•i•ta•tive  (kwoli tā′tiv),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities.
quali•ta′tive•ly, adv. 
  • Late Latin quālitātīvus, equivalent. to quālitāt- (stem of quālitās) quality + -īvus -ive
  • 1600–10

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qualitative /ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv -ˌteɪ-/ adj
  1. involving or relating to distinctions based on quality or qualities

ˈqualitatively adv

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