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gen·er·a·tive

 (jĕn′ər-ə-tĭv, -ə-rā′-)
adj.
1. Having the ability to originate, produce, or procreate.
2. Of or relating to the production of offspring.
3. Relating to or produced by the rules of a generative grammar.
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generative

(ˈdʒɛnərətɪv)
adj
1. (Biology) of or relating to the production of offspring, parts, etc: a generative cell.
2. capable of producing or originating
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gen•er•a•tive

(ˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. capable of producing or creating.
2. pertaining to the production of offspring.
3.
a. of or pertaining to generative grammar.
b. using rules to generate surface linguistic forms from underlying, abstract forms.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
gen′er•a•tive•ly, adv.
gen′er•a•tive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.generative - having the ability to produce or originate; "generative power"; "generative forces"
consumptive - tending to consume or use often wastefully; "water suitable for beneficial consumptive uses"; "duties consumptive of time and energy"; "consumptive fires"
2.generative - producing new life or offspring; "the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions"; "the reproductive or generative organs"
fruitful - productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"
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Translations

generative

[ˈdʒenərətɪv]
A. ADJgenerativo
B. CPD generative grammar Ngramática f generativa
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generative

[ˈdʒɛnərətɪv] adj
(gen)générateur/trice
(LINGUISTICS)génératif/ive
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generative

adj (Biol) → Zeugungs-, generativ (spec); (Elec) → Erzeugungs-; generative organs (Biol) → Zeugungsorgane pl
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generative

[ˈdʒɛnərətɪv] adj (Ling) → generativo/a
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