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
That’s usually when the water is warm enough and other weather conditions are conducive to storm formation.
The divisions are laddered to include higher tournament-caliber teams down to non-tournament squads that are more conducive to casual recreational play.
Here, 54 sumptuous suites and villas sit amid tropical gardens and serpentine moats, but the extensive grounds have a downside: The property is not conducive to exploring by foot, and guests are urged to phone ahead for a chauffeured golf cart ride.
The site analyzed home and property attributes in the cities to determine which was most conducive to enduring nuclear fallout.
The arena is located on the Vegas Strip, all the more conducive to luring tourists.
While the Seahawks’ designs have sometimes been conducive to Wilson’s loosey-goosey tendencies (including the bad ones), O’Brien has a broader-encompassing passing game that’s built more on spacing and timing.
Instead, he was allowed to come along in an environment low on pressure and conducive to rapid growth.
For most of the afternoon, Louisville’s defensive personnel was also not conducive to stopping a power rushing offense.
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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.
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