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compressive

[kuh m-pres-iv] /kəmˈprɛs ɪv/
adjective
1.
compressing; tending to compress.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English. See compress, -ive
Related forms
compressively, adverb
noncompressive, adjective
noncompressively, adverb
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