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
Internal structure Hamas’s internal structure is conducive to mass, unarmed protest at least as much as military activity.
The scientific consensus is that a practice known as wastewater injection undeniably causes earthquakes when the geological features are conducive.
It's expected to move over the Bay of Campeche Tuesday night, where forecasters say environmental conditions are conducive to development.
Detecting species by protein residues on stone tools is especially important for once-marshy sites, like Shishan, which are not conducive to bone preservation.
Such movements should be voluntary and within a conducive protection environment.
The event will be rescheduled once river levels are more conducive for clean-up efforts, commission officials said.
To his friends and peers, Katzmark was fearless with an easy going personality that was conducive to sharing his knowledge and skills of the ocean with anyone who needed his help.
Working full-time just proved not at all conducive to that goal.
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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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