em·​brac·​ive | \ im-ˈbrā-siv How to pronounce embracive (audio) \

Definition of embracive

1 : disposed to embrace

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Examples of embracive in a Sentence

“pickle” is an embracive term for any kind of food preserved in brine or vinegar
Recent Examples on the Web European host countries know that Turkish officials’ embracive approach toward their expatriates resonate well with members of the Turkish diasporic community because of Turks’ feelings of isolation and marginalization in their host countries. Ayca Arkilic, Washington Post, "How Turkey’s outreach to its diaspora is inflaming tensions with Europe," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of embracive

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Embracive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embracive. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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