constructive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French constructif

Adjective[edit]

constructive (comparative more constructive, superlative most constructive)

  1. Relating to or causing construction.
  2. Carefully considered and meant to be helpful.
  3. (law) Imputed by law; created to give legal effect to something for equitable reasons, as with constructive notice or a constructive trust.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (carefully considered and meant to be helpful): productive

Antonyms[edit]

  • (relating to or causing construction): destructive
  • (carefully considered and meant to be helpful): destructive

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

constructive f

  1. feminine form of constructif