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information +‎ -al


  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnfə(ɹ)ˈmeɪʃənəl/


informational (comparative more informational, superlative most informational)

  1. Designed to or able to impart information; possessing information.
    The subway map was quite informational, allowing us to determine the most efficient route to our destination.
    • 2015, James Lambert, “Lexicography as a teaching tool: A Hong Kong case study”, in Lan Li, Jamie McKeown and Liming Liu, editors, Dictionaries and corpora: Innovations in reference science. Proceedings of ASIALEX 2015 Hong Kong, Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, page 145:
      This exercise gave students an insight into [...] how lexicographers work with unfamiliar lexis, and the informational sources that lexicographers use to construct dictionaries.

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