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Examples of cohesive in a Sentence
Their tribe is a small but cohesive group.
Religion can be used as a cohesive social force.
Recent Examples of cohesive from the Web
The four together give you a cohesive-looking color, with the kind of interesting highlight and lowlight action that looks like Pinterest in motion.
Overall, the batter and meatball both tasted OK but didn’t really work together in any kind of cohesive way.
It’s hard for any group of individuals to mesh into a cohesive unit with that many new parts, let alone when each member of the group is a teenager.
Her recent Mother’s Day outfits, while not for the fashion faint of heart, were still cohesive and made of non-perishable materials.
Unquestionably, the art chosen for the exhibition is cohesive, where even the lesser works add to the understanding and appreciation of the whole.
The interior doors match the windows on the outside of the house, creating a cohesive industrial design.
And the strategic consideration [that is] as important as any other, or perhaps more important, is maintaining the EU 27 as a cohesive force.
Alsop and the orchestra really seemed to breathe with the soloist, ensuring a fully cohesive performance that was also notable for the sensitivity of the ensemble’s playing.
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COHESIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cohesive for English Language Learners
: closely united
: causing people to be closely united
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