Definitions for reductiverɪˈdʌk tɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of or pertaining to reduction or abridgment.
of or pertaining to change from one form to another.
of, pertaining to, or employing reductionism; reductionistic.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of reductive:
characterized by or causing diminution or curtailment
"their views of life were reductive and depreciatory" - R.H.Rovere
Of, pertaining to, or causing physical reduction.
Of or pertaining to reductionism or reductivism.
Of, pertaining to, or causing figurative reduction; belittling, disparaging, ridiculing.
tending to reduce; having the power or effect of reducing
a reductive agent
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