[ dih-trak-tiv ]
/ dɪˈtræk tɪv /
tending or seeking to detract.
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Also de·trac·to·ry [dih-trak-tuh-ree] /dɪˈtræk tə ri/.
Origin of detractive
de·trac·tive·ly, adverbde·trac·tive·ness, nounnon·de·trac·tive, adjectivenon·de·trac·tive·ly, adverb
non·de·trac·to·ry, adjectiveun·de·trac·tive, adjectiveun·de·trac·tive·ly, adverbun·de·trac·to·ry, adjective
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