from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to cause or bring about; contributive: working conditions not conducive to productivity. See Synonyms at favorable.
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- adj. Tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Loading or tending; helpful; contributive; tending to promote.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the quality of conducing, promoting, or furthering; tending to advance or bring about: with to.
- Synonyms Helpful, contributing, promotive, furthersome.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
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Online journal articles are suitable for searching and extraction, but how conducive is a computer for reading a novel?
Totally didn't expect the hot blonde chick to even know the word conducive let alone use it in a sentence.
A corporate environment is hardly what I'd call conducive to a relaxing cuppa.
Take Friday for example, a day that was marked by a complete lack of anything that could be described as conducive to a hearty and wholesome life, except for the tips which were great and warmed the cockles of my filthy black heart.
At the news conference, there was as much if not more discussion of the school's athletic facilities as there was boilerplate praise of an environment intended to be "conducive" to learning.
The term "conducive" was relative, as there could never be 100 percent conducive conditions for free and fair elections anywhere.
Asked what "conducive" meant, Dlamini-Zuma said an assurance of his safety and his ability to lead a normal life in Haiti.
Education is thankfully not often presented with such "conducive" conditions.
Their lineup is kind of conducive to the way I pitch.
The President said in his speech during the ceremony that creating a good investment climate by implementing bureaucratic reforms and "conducive" regional policies was an important factor to boost economic growth in regions.