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adjustive

[ uh-juhs-tiv ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tɪv /

adjective

concerned with, making, or controlling adjustments: to settle in a chair with adjustive motions; a thermostat with an adjustive dial.

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Nearby words

adjustable-pitch, adjustable-rate mortgage, adjusted, adjusted gross income, adjuster, adjustive, adjustment, adjustment disorder, adjustor, adjutancy, adjutant

Origin of adjustive

First recorded in 1880–85; adjust + -ive
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