Meaning of CONSTRUCTIVE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kənˈstrʌktɪv ]

adj. 1 a of construction; tending to construct. b tending to form a basis for ideas (constructive criticism). 2 helpful, positive (a constructive approach). 3 derived by inference; not expressed (constructive permission). 4 belonging to the structure of a building. øøconstructively adv. constructiveness n. [LL constructivus (as construct)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.