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cu·mu·la·tive

(kyū'myū-lă-tiv),
Tending to accumulate or pile up, as with certain drugs that may have a cumulative effect.

cumulative

/cu·mu·la·tive/ (ku´mu-lah-tiv) increasing by successive additions, the total being greater than the expected sum of its parts.

cumulative

[kyo̅o̅′myəlā′tiv]
Etymology: L, cumulare, to pile on
increasing by incremental steps with an eventual total that may exceed the expected result.

cu·mu·la·tive

(kyūm'yŭ-lă-tiv)
Tending to accumulate or pile up, as with certain drugs that may have a cumulative effect.

cumulative,

adj increasing in effect.
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The following tables set forth estimates of the sources of each Fund's February distribution and its cumulative distributions paid for its fiscal year through February 28, 2015, and information relating to each Fund's performance based on its net asset value (NAV) for certain periods.
The following tables set forth estimates of the sources of each Fund's January distribution and its cumulative distributions paid for its fiscal year through January 31, 2015, and information relating to each Fund's performance based on its net asset value (NAV) for certain periods.
The following tables set forth estimates of the sources of each Fund's December distribution and its cumulative distributions paid for its fiscal year through December 31, 2014, and information relating to each Fund's performance based on its net asset value (NAV) for certain periods.
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