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cor·rel·a·tive / kəˈrelətiv/ • adj. having a mutual relationship; corresponding: rights, whether moral or legal, can involve correlative duties. ∎  Gram. (of words such as neither and nor) corresponding to each other and regularly used together. • n. a word or concept that has a mutual relationship with another word or concept: the child's right to education is a correlative of the parent's duty to send the child to school. DERIVATIVES: cor·rel·a·tive·ly adv. cor·rel·a·tiv·i·ty / kəˌreləˈtivitē/ n.

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Correlative

CORRELATIVE

Having a reciprocal relationship in that the existence of one relationship normally implies the existence of the other.

Mother and child, and duty and claim, are correlative terms.

In the law governing gas and oil transactions, a correlative right is the opportunity of each owner of land making up part of a common source of supply of oil and gas to produce an equitable share of such products.

In the law governing water rights, the correlative rights doctrine gives the individual owners of land overlying a strata of percolating waters limited rights to use the water reasonably when there is not enough water to meet the needs of everyone in the area.

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CORRELATIVE

CORRELATIVE. In GRAMMAR, a term for words that are part of the same construction but do not occur side by side. In correlative coordination, a correlative CONJUNCTION is reinforced by a word or expression that introduces the first coordinate unit: and reinforced by both in Both Geoffrey and Marion were at my party. Pairs of correlatives and correlative conjunctions used in this way are bothand, eitheror, whetheror, not onlybut, neithernor.

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