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conducive

[ kuhn-doo-siv, -dyoo- ]
/ kənˈdu sɪv, -ˈdyu- /
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adjective

tending to produce; contributive; helpful; favorable (usually followed by to): Good eating habits are conducive to good health.

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Origin of conducive

First recorded in 1640–50; conduce + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM conducive

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British Dictionary definitions for conducive

conducive
/ (kənˈdjuːsɪv) /

adjective

(when postpositive, foll by to) contributing, leading, or tending

Derived forms of conducive

conduciveness, noun
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