em·​brac·​ive im-ˈbrā-siv How to pronounce embracive (audio)
: disposed to embrace

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 The idea of beauty can be embracive and still leave difference intact. New York Times, 6 Jan. 2022 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, 26 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of embracive was in 1855

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“Embracive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embracive. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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