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instructive

adjective in·struc·tive \in-ˈstrək-tiv\

: providing knowledge or information : helping to instruct someone

Full Definition of INSTRUCTIVE

:  carrying a lesson :  enlightening
in·struc·tive·ly adverb
in·struc·tive·ness noun

Examples of INSTRUCTIVE

  1. an interesting and instructive lesson
  2. <an instructive demonstration of the proper way to pack a suitcase so your clothes don't arrive in a mess>

First Known Use of INSTRUCTIVE

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