[ uh-rij-uh-ney-tiv ]
/ əˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪ tɪv /


having or characterized by the power of originating; creative.


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Origin of originative

First recorded in 1820–30; originate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM originative

o·rig·i·na·tive·ly, adverb
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