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1. Acting or capable of acting on each other.
2. Computers Of or relating to a program that responds to user activity.
3. Of, relating to, or being a form of television entertainment in which the signal activates electronic apparatus in the viewer's home or the viewer uses the apparatus to affect events on the screen, or both.

in′ter·ac′tive·ly adv.
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1. (Computer Science) allowing or relating to continuous two-way transfer of information between a user and the central point of a communication system, such as a computer or television
2. (of two or more persons, forces, etc) acting upon or in close relation with each other; interacting
ˌinteracˈtivity n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˌɪn tərˈæk tɪv)

1. acting upon one another.
2. (of a computer or program) characterized by immediate two-way communication between a source of information and a user, who can initiate or respond to queries.
in`ter•ac′tive•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.interactive - used especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more)
2.interactive - capable of acting on or influencing each other
reciprocal, mutual - concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return; "reciprocal aid"; "reciprocal trade"; "mutual respect"; "reciprocal privileges at other clubs"
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تَفاعُلي، مُتَفاعِل


[ˌɪntərˈæktɪv] ADJ (gen) (Comput) → interactivo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˌɪntərˈæktɪv] adj
[television, computer, game] → interactif/ive
interactive digital TV → la télévision numérique interactive
interactive media → les médias interactifs
(between people) [activities, group] → interactif/ive
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


adjinteraktiv; interactive application (Comput) → interaktive Anwendung; interactive program (Comput) → interaktives Programm; interactive software (Comput) → interaktive Software; interactive televisionineraktives Fernsehen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˌɪntərˈæktɪv] adj (gen) (Comput) → interattivo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(intərˈӕkt) verb
(of two or more people, things etc) to act, or have some effect, on each other.
ˌinterˈaction (-ʃən) noun
ˌinterˈactive (-iv) adjective
allowing a continuous exchange of information between a computer and the person using it, so that the computer can respond immediately to the user's instructions or questions. an interactive system/program; interactive video games.
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