(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Tending to contribute to a result: conducive, contributory. See PARTICIPATE.

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  • Contributive — Con*trib u*tive, a. Contributing, or tending to contribute. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contributive — index beneficial, constructive (creative), lucrative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contributive — ● contributif, contributive adjectif Relatif aux contributions, aux impôts …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • contributive — contribute ► VERB 1) give in order to help achieve or provide something. 2) (contribute to) help to cause or bring about. DERIVATIVES contribution noun contributive adjective contributor noun. USAGE The first pronunciation, which puts the s …   English terms dictionary

  • contributive — adjective see contribution …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contributive — See contribute. * * * …   Universalium

  • contributive — adjective Tending to contribute; making a contribution …   Wiktionary

  • contributive — con trib·u·tive || jÊŠtɪv adj. giving, offering (help, donation, knowledge, ideas, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contributive — con·trib·u·tive …   English syllables

  • contributive — adjective tending to bring about; being partly responsible for working conditions are not conducive to productivity the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city a contributory factor • Syn: ↑conducive, ↑contributing,… …   Useful english dictionary

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