Examples of conducive in a Sentence
- … air-conditioner cooling towers on the roof provided a conducive summertime abode, from which the germs circulated throughout the edifice in a fine infectious mist. —Wayne Biddle, A Field Guide to Germs, 1995
- To the extent to which the political realm is more conducive to rational choice, compared with the social realm which is governed by material and economic concerns, it is in politics that the potentiality for freedom lies. —Gertrude Himmelfarb, The New History and the Old, 1987
- It was a hard time, and not conducive to obedience and warmth, and fairly soon I was tucked into a kindly concentration camp for budding Christians … —M. F. K. Fisher, Journal of Gastronomy, Summer 1984
- The small hat of woven green plastic raffia, the jazzy short-sleeved shirt (fundamentally orange), the pale blue shorts, were not garments conducive to dignity. —A. N. Wilson, Scandal or Priscilla's Kindness, 1983
the claim that the state's long-standing antitax attitude is conducive to entrepreneurship
the noisy environment of the dorms was not very conducive to studying
Recent Examples of conducive from the Web
The atmosphere won’t be conducive to discussions about emerging threats.
Whether or not the Ouargla record is certified, the temperature posted seems plausible as the weather pattern was conducive to the exceptionally hot conditions.
The model and the small menu are conducive to takeout, which produces more than half of the revenue at this location.
Automation is very good for growth and very bad for equality in all variants, including those reputed to be conducive to technological optimism. . .
Jason Jost said the aftermath of Saturday thunderstorms was conducive to feeding fish striking at bait cast into the water.
Is there anything worse, anything less conducive to the enjoyment and understanding of the beautiful game, than a round table of former professionals braying platitudes at one another beneath the unforgiving lights of a TV studio?
Pokémon Quest’s model is not conducive to long stretches of play time.
What works for horror, though, is less conducive to science-fiction, where paltry budgets are more of an impediment to the look of the finished product.
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Something conducive "leads to" a desirable result. A cozy living room may be conducive to relaxed conversation, just as a boardroom may be conducive to more intense discussions. Particular tax policies are often conducive to savings and investment, whereas others are conducive to consumer spending. Notice that conducive is almost always followed by to.
CONDUCIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conducive for English Language Learners
: making it easy, possible, or likely for something to happen or exist
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