educative

[ ej-oo-key-tiv ]
/ ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪv /

adjective

serving to educate: educative knowledge.
pertaining to or productive of education.

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Origin of educative

First recorded in 1835–45; educate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM educative

non·ed·u·ca·tive, adjectiveo·ver·ed·u·ca·tive, adjectiveo·ver·ed·u·ca·tive·ly, adverbun·ed·u·ca·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for educative

educative
/ (ˈɛdjʊkətɪv) /

adjective

producing or resulting in educationan educative experience
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