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conducive

[kuh n-doo-siv, -dyoo-] /kənˈdu sɪv, -ˈdyu-/
adjective
1.
tending to produce; conducing; contributive; helpful; favorable (usually followed by to):
Good eating habits are conducive to good health.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; conduce + -ive
Related forms
conduciveness, noun
nonconducive, adjective
nonconduciveness, noun
unconducive, adjective
unconducively, adverb
unconduciveness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for conducive to

conducive

/kənˈdjuːsɪv/
adjective
1.
when postpositive, foll by to. contributing, leading, or tending
Derived Forms
conduciveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for conducive to

conducive

adj.

1640s, from conduce + -ive.

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