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adjustive

(əˈdʒʌstɪv)
adj
allowing for adjustment
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Adj.1.adjustive - conducive to adjustmentadjustive - conducive to adjustment    
adaptative, adaptive - having a capacity for adaptation; "the adaptive coloring of a chameleon"
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The emphasis is on examining the ways that people knowingly, deliberately, interactively and adjustively enter into the causal process.
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