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generative

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgenerativegen‧e‧ra‧tive /ˈdʒenərətɪv/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 1 CAUSEable to produce something 🔊 the generative power of the life force2 generative grammar/linguistics/phonology
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generativeKnowledge gained from research is often dynamic and generative.Thinking almost always has an emotional, generative aspect and a categorizing aspect.Genes cooperate with, and add variety to, the themes in the generative field of each organism.In either case, the term lacks the generative force to stimulate investigation and to produce verifiable hypotheses.The rewrite rule is an effective method of representing the rules of a generative grammar.The only part left was the male role of sacrifice; the generative power of women's tears was excluded.Under these conditions generative reproduction is very laborious but extremely productive.
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