informative

adjective in·for·ma·tive \ in-ˈfȯr-mə-tiv \
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of informative

: imparting knowledge : instructive

informatively

adverb

informativeness

noun

Examples of informative in a Sentence

  1. some Web sites for family vacation resorts are very informative and some are practically useless

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INFORMATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of informative for English Language Learners

  • : providing information


INFORMATIVE Defined for Kids

informative

adjective in·for·ma·tive \ in-ˈfȯr-mə-tiv \

Definition of informative for Students

: giving knowledge or information
  • an informative book


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