conducive

[kuhn-doo-siv, -dyoo-]
adjective
tending to produce; conducing; contributive; helpful; favorable (usually followed by to ): Good eating habits are conducive to good health.

Origin:
1640–50; conduce + -ive

conduciveness, noun
nonconducive, adjective
nonconduciveness, noun
unconducive, adjective
unconducively, adverb
unconduciveness, noun
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conducive (kənˈdjuːsɪv)
 
adj (when postpositive, foll by to)
contributing, leading, or tending
 
con'duciveness
 
n

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conducive
1640s, from conduce, on model of possessive, etc.
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Example sentences
These factors combined isn't really conducive to a vibrant culture and history.
The weather is pretty conducive to milkshake-drinking, too.
Briefly discuss what types of physical settings are more conducive to
  agricultural and urban development.
It's important for each individual to adopt methods that he/she feels are
  conducive to them.
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