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 (ĭn-tûr′prĭ-tĭv) also in·ter·pre·ta·tive (-tā′tĭv)
Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory.

in·ter′pre·tive·ly adv.


(ɪnˈtɜːprɪtətɪv) or


of, involving, or providing interpretation; expository
inˈterpretatively, inˈterpretively adv


(ɪnˈtɜr prɪ tɪv)

of, pertaining to, or serving to interpret; explanatory.
in•ter′pre•tive•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.interpretative - that provides interpretation
instructive, informative - serving to instruct or enlighten or inform


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