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reductive

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adjective re·duc·tive \ri-ˈdək-tiv\

Simple Definition of reductive

  • : dealing with or describing something complicated in a simple or too simple way

Full Definition of reductive

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, causing, or involving reduction

  2. 2 :  of or relating to reductionism :  reductionistic

re·duc·tive·ly adverb
re·duc·tive·ness noun

Examples of reductive

  1. a reductive interpretation of the theory



1633

First Known Use of reductive

1633


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reductive

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adjective re·duc·tive \ri-ˈdək-tiv\

Medical Definition of reductive

  1. :  of, relating to, causing, or involving reduction




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