- Also com·mu·ni·ca·to·ry [kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /kəˈmyu nɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.
- com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ly, adverb
- com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ness, noun
- non·com·mu·ni·ca·tive, adjective
- non·com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ly, adverb
- non·com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ness, noun
- o·ver·com·mu·ni·ca·tive, adjective
- sem·i·com·mu·ni·ca·tive, adjective
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How to use communicative in a sentence
We spoke with academic and industry experts to find out what communicative skills are necessary to navigate these new waters successfully and lead happy, productive teams.Breaking old habits: Hybrid-working setups call for different ways of communicating | Jessica Davies | August 27, 2021 | Digiday
It didn’t deny that there have been times when YouTube was less communicative, less transparent or slower than some rivals to respond to content controversies.‘YouTube magic dust’: How America’s second-largest social platform ducks controversies | Will Oremus | August 25, 2021 | Washington Post
It functions as a communicative social tool, while at the same time, some shoes make it comfortable to walk around in.
“Our idea is to be a communicative leader, an incredible partner and we really want to future-proof and transform our brand and rejuvenate our brand,” Schoerner added.Case Study: How BMW Group broke into the esports market | Sara Jerde | April 16, 2021 | Digiday
A persona is an imaginary figure representing a segment of real people, and it is a communicative design technique aimed at enhanced user understanding.
Experiments showed that chimps, the animal closest to humans, were hopeless at reading what Hare calls ‘communicative intention’.
Recurrent sociological interpretations emphasize the communicative value of crying.
“So settled, so still, so serene / Completely vegetative, cumcumbive, or potative, non-communicative, and green …” Bonkers.‘American Horror Story’ Sings “The Name Game” and 12 Other Bizarre TV Musical Numbers (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | January 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Armstrong was only sporadically communicative during the last two weeks of her life.
Malcolm understood instantly that his native companion had found the ekka-wallah more communicative.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Seeing that his friend did not intend to be communicative the boy wisely changed the subject.The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
Mazaroff had been too communicative in the hour of his supposed triumph, and he had told Varney everything.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
She was busy during every moment while in the country, and her relative was no more communicative than of yore.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
He kept repeating to himself that, if he lost his temper, she would never become communicative.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for communicative
inclined or able to communicate readily; talkative
of or relating to communication
- communicatively, adverb
- communicativeness, noun
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