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educative

[ej-oo-key-tiv] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
serving to educate:
educative knowledge.
2.
pertaining to or productive of education.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; educate + -ive
Related forms
noneducative, adjective
overeducative, adjective
overeducatively, adverb
uneducative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un educative

educative

/ˈɛdjʊkətɪv/
adjective
1.
producing or resulting in education: an educative experience
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Word Origin and History for un educative

educative

adj.

1844, from Latin educat-, past participle stem of educare (see educate) + -ive.

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