[ in-fawr-muh-tiv ]
/ ɪnˈfɔr mə tɪv /
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giving information; instructive: an informative book.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also in·form·a·to·ry [in-fawr-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /ɪnˈfɔr məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.
Origin of informative
OTHER WORDS FROM informative
in·form·a·tive·ly, adverbin·form·a·tive·ness, nounnon·in·for·ma·tive, adjectivenon·in·for·ma·tive·ly, adverb
non·in·for·ma·tive·ness, nounun·in·form·a·tive, adjectiveun·in·form·a·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use informative in a sentence
As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for informative
/ (ɪnˈfɔːmətɪv) /
providing information; instructive
Derived forms of informativeinformatively, adverbinformativeness, noun
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