ed·​u·​ca·​tive | \ ˈe-jə-ˌkā-tiv How to pronounce educative (audio) \

Definition of educative

1 : tending to educate : instructive an educative experience
2 : of or relating to education

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Examples of educative in a Sentence

college students discover that what they experience outside the classroom can be just as educative as anything that happens within

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John Leguizamo steps away from the blackboard when this educative solo show finishes its run. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, "What’s New in NYC Theater," 20 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of educative

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of educative was in 1844

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