embracive

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

Definition of embracive

1 : 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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First Known Use of embracive

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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 10 Aug. 2022.

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