Affinitive


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Af`fin´i`tive


a.1.Closely connected, as by affinity.
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Adolescents adopt dating applications with particular affinitive, cognitive, and leisure purposes, while their identity determines their usage model of dating applications.
The stabilizer is preferably wetted by the relatively thermodynamically affinitive liquid, which tend to be continuous phase of the resulting emulsion.
The parameters under study were Vigilance, Resting, Grooming, Defecation/Urination frequency, time spent together Male-Female, Grouping, Alone, Affinitive interaction, Agonistic activity, Mounting frequency and Mounting Number etc.
In phase three, state-owned companies absolutely dominated the PPP market given the fact that they possessed more government resources, by being highly affinitive with local governments and more favored by state-owned commercial banks.
The readers/effectors are highly affinitive to the m6A sites due to alteration of the secondary or tertiary structure in specific domain(s) of the target RNAs where the m6A sites were disposed.
Likewise, prostaglandin G/H synthase 2 (PTGS2, degree = 15) displayed the most affinitive connections with compounds, followed by prostaglandin G/H synthase 1 (PTGS1, degree = 13) and nuclear receptor coactivator 2 (NCOA2, degree = 11).
Affinitive networks, including those intentionally produced by police training, interpenetrate the official procedures with plentiful informalities.
The competent communicator as per Wiemann (1977) is thus described as empathic, affinitive and supportive, and relaxed while interacting; he is capable of adapting his behavior as the situation within an encounter changes and as he moves from encounter to encounter.
Plato's relational, desiring mode of love materializes in Kael's Cold War writings as an eroticism of affinitive and non-affinitive publics (plural corporealities) energized by a spatiality tensed through interior, exterior, national and international domains.
Both Wundt and Vygotsky perceive imagination and creativity as two highly affinitive concepts.