1. Pleasing to the senses or mind, as by being beautiful: plants with attractive flowers; an attractive painting.
2. Interesting because of the likelihood of being advantageous or profitable: an attractive business deal.
3. Having the power to attract: the attractive force of gravity.

at·trac′tive·ly adv.
at·trac′tive·ness n.
at·trac·tiv′i·ty n.
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Attractivity of omnivore, carnivore and herbivore mammalian dung to Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) in a tropical Atlantic rainforest remnant.
The width of the linear range determines the region from which cells are guided towards the gradient, and thus the attractivity of the gradient.
Activities of numerous top-level mathematicians, including Fields medalists and Abel laureates, demonstrate the attractivity of holomorphic dynamics as an active and challenging research field.
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This new way of thinking and managing public space uses and adapts the techniques of experiential marketing in order to reach the same successful results as the ones obtained in retailing (Dioux and Dupuis, La distribution, 2005) : attractivity, curiosity effect, status effect, theatricalization of the space, and appropriation effect.
To prove asymptotic stability, it is sufficient to show the attractivity of the origin.
A plus of attractivity is ensured by the association of rural tourism with mountain tourism, since many of the traditions preserved in rural areas are in hilly and mountainous regions of Romania (Zbuchea & Radu, 2009, p.
Yan, "Global attractivity of the difference equation [x.
He suggested the RON's attractivity for investors could be hindered by the cut in the key interest rate, as the gap in interest levels on deposits between Romania and the Euro zone would narrow.
TABLE 1--ADAPTATION OF AHP SCALE TO NATURAL GAS STUDY Group Semantic scale for natural gas AHP scale 1 Low attractivity to network installation 1 2 Low to medium attractivity to the installation of 3 the network 3 Medium attractivity to the installation of the 5 network 4 Medium to high attractivity to the installation of 7 the network 5 High attractivity to the installation of the 9 network Source: Author, based on Saaty (1980) TABLE 2--INFLUENCE (IN %) FOR THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF NATURAL GAS EXPANSION BY AHP District AHP index AHP ranking Anhanguera 2.