educative

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See also: éducative

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From educate +‎ -ive.

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educative (comparative more educative, superlative most educative)

  1. Serving to educate; educational.
    • 1904, Henry James, The Golden Bowl:
      [Y]ou didn't need a jailor. she contended, for a domesticated lamb tied up with pink ribbon. This wasn't an animal to be controlled—it was an animal to be, at the most, educated. She admitted accordingly that she was educative—which Maggie was so aware that she herself inevitably wasn't; so it came round to being true that what she was most in charge of was his mere intelligence.
    Synonyms: didactic, educational, instructive

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Adjective[edit]

educative

  1. Feminine plural of adjective educativo.

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