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1. Capable of or qualified for receiving.
2. Ready or willing to receive favorably: receptive to their proposals.
3. Linguistics Of or relating to the skills of listening and reading.
a. Receiving or ready to receive penetration in sexual intercourse.
b. Receiving or ready to receive male gametes or nuclei during sexual reproduction: a receptive hypha; receptive stigmas.

re·cep′tive·ly adv.
re·cep′tive·ness, re′cep·tiv′i·ty n.
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Adv.1.receptively - in a receptive manner
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Overall Ireland was 30th for digital quality of life with Australia coming out on top and France and Singapore in second and third place receptively.
Even then, I'm sure he didn't hear a word I said because he was ready to launch into his next tirade.' And here we are this day, me sitting quietly, receptively, sipping coffee while Barney raves on about his egocentric former classmate.
As per the schedule, the last date for the submission of Assignment one and two is July 10 and for third and forth are August 8 and September 5 receptively. This is for Matric to BA-level.
As per the schedule issued by AIOU on Monday, the last date for the submission of Assignment one and two is July 10 and for third and forth are August 8 and September 5 receptively. This is for Matric to BA-level.
However, the receptive-productive dimension should be regarded as existing on a non-precise continuum rather than in dichotomous categories--one can retain lexical knowledge that can be used receptively and/or productively, and that knowledge may increase or decrease in either regard over time.
By this account, the Spirit in the woods is no less a fantastic self-projection than the one whereby the boy "luxuriates with indifferent things." The brute imposition of imagination upon the world is indistinguishable from the effort to dispose imagination receptively, to do justice to an actuality beside oneself.
Joan Tronto gives a concise description of attentiveness as "being able to perceive needs in self and others and to perceive them with as little distortion as possible." (6) For Nel Noddings, attentiveness means more than simply being able to perceive the needs of others; it is being momentarily "engrossed in (or receptively attentive to) the needs expressed in an encounter." (7)
The NOU is 50, 100, 150 receptively in inset a, b and c.
We believe that the increasingly multiplex ways by which people can make meaning in the world, both productively and receptively, can potentially represent a democratizing force whereby the views and values of more people than ever before can be incorporated into the ever-changing design of our world, (p.
A genuinely therapeutic attitude, they discover later, is developed by sitting receptively with clients more than sitting in class on theory and technique' (p 6).
Majority of the goat owners in this study area responded that source of buck is from unknown sources (92.2%, 89.1%and 85.9% for Sherkole, Kurmuk and Menge districts, receptively); which is also the indicator for uncontrolled breeding.
Every zone will be supervised by an officer of SP level he said adding all the sectors and sub-sectors would be headed by ASP/SDPOs and Station House Officers receptively.
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