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Definition of the adjective reductive

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adjective

  1. characterized by or causing diminution or curtailment
    • example: their views of life were reductive and depreciatory
    • similar: subtractive

Alternative definition of the adjective reductive

adjective

  1. Of, pertaining to, or causing reduction.
  2. Of or pertaining to reductionism or reductivism.

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Reductive is a record label.

Music

"Reductive" is a musical album of Marc Behrens.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2010)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

Reductive and Nonreductive Functionalism Functionalism is by far the more prevalent view among experts today.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

As a matter of fact, those two variables can even differ for the same CO2 fixation mechanism; for example, the reductive citric acid cycle requires up to two more ATPs to synthesize one molecule of acetyl-CoA from two molecules of CO2 in the ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

As a matter of fact, those two variables can even differ for the same CO2 fixation mechanism; for example, the reductive citric acid cycle requires up to two more ATPs to synthesize one molecule of acetyl-CoA from two molecules of CO2 ...

Google previewA Handbook of Sheriff Court Styles, Designations of Parties and Pleas in Law Arranged in Dictionary Form (1883)

With Notes, Authorities, Chapters on Pleading and Appendix of Motions, Minutes, Agents' Accounts and Other Incidental Matters by Sir John M'Kie Lees

7, this provision was interpreted as meaning that an action based on it in the Sheriff Court and containing solely reductive conclusions is incompetent; but that if there are ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development (1998)

by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece

Domains of growth, maturation, and development Although different aspects of post-natal growth and matuGrowth Maturation Development ration have been considered by various researchers, one Size Skeletal Cognitive danger of reductive ...

Google previewThe Philosopher's Dictionary - Third Edition (2002)

by Robert M. Martin

Reductionism about some notion is the idea that that notion can be reduced—<: an be given a “reductive analysis”. Reductionists in social science, for example, hold that any statement about a social phenomenon may be reduced to talk about ...

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Reductive Meaning

Video shows what reductive means. Pertaining to the reduction of a decree etc., rescissory.. Causing the physical reduction or diminution of something.

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We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings. (Ben Okri)
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Scrabble value of R1E1D2U1C3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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