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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·rel·a·tive /kəˈrɛlətɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·rel·a·tive a.  Having or indicating a reciprocal relation.
    Father and son, prince and subject, stranger and citizen, are correlative terms.   --Hume.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·rel·a·tive, n.
 1. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or is correlated, to some other person or thing.
    Spiritual things and spiritual men are correlatives.   --Spelman.
 2. Gram. The antecedent of a pronoun.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: mutually related [syn: correlate, correlated]
      2: expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation;
         "correlative conjunctions"
      n : either of two correlated variables [syn: correlate]