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in·struc·tive

 (ĭn-strŭk′tĭv)
adj.
Conveying knowledge or information; enlightening.

in·struc′tive·ly adv.
in·struc′tive·ness n.

instructive

(ɪnˈstrʌktɪv)
adj
serving to instruct or enlighten; conveying information
inˈstructively adv
inˈstructiveness n

in•struc•tive

(ɪnˈstrʌk tɪv)

adj.
serving to instruct or inform.
[1605–15]
in•struc′tive•ly, adv.
in•struc′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.instructive - serving to instruct or enlighten or inform
informatory, informative - providing or conveying information
uninstructive - failing to instruct

instructive

adjective informative, revealing, useful, educational, helpful, illuminating, enlightening, instructional, cautionary, didactic, edifying an entertaining and instructive documentary

instructive

adjective
Translations
مُثَقِّف، مُفيد
poučný
instruktivlærerig
instruktiiviopettava
fræîandi
eğiticiöğretici

instructive

[ɪnˈstrʌktɪv] ADJ [experience] → instructivo

instructive

[ɪnˈstrʌktɪv] adjinstructif/ive
it is instructive to do sth → il est instructif de faire qch
It's instructive to compare his technique with Bennett's → Il est instructif de comparer sa technique à celle de Bennet.

instructive

adjinstruktiv, aufschlussreich; (= of educational value)lehrreich

instructive

[ɪnˈstrʌktɪv] adjistruttivo/a

instruct

(inˈstrakt) verb
1. to teach or train (a person in a subject or skill). Girls as well as boys should be instructed in woodwork.
2. to order or direct (a person especially to do something). He was instructed to come here at nine o'clock; I have already instructed you how to cook the meat.
inˈstruction (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of instructing (especially in a school subject or a skill) or the process of being instructed. She sometimes gives instruction in gymnastics.
2. an order or direction. You must learn to obey instructions.
3. (in plural) (a book etc giving) directions, eg about the use of a machine etc. Could I look at the instructions, please?
inˈstructive (-tiv) adjective
giving knowledge or information. He gave an instructive talk about electrical repair work.
inˈstructively adverb
inˈstructiveness noun
inˈstructorfeminine inˈstructress noun
a person who gives instruction (in a skill etc). a ski-instructor.
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