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contractive

[kuh n-trak-tiv] /kənˈtræk tɪv/
adjective
1.
serving or tending to contract.
2.
capable of contracting.
Origin of contractive
1615-1625
First recorded in 1615-25; contract + -ive
Related forms
contractively, adverb
contractiveness, noun
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