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Definition of cohesive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cohesive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//koʊˈhisɪv//
     
    , NAmE//koʊˈhizɪv//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1forming a united whole a cohesive group
  2. 2causing people or things to become united the cohesive power of shared suffering well-structured sentences illustrating the use of cohesive markers such as “nevertheless” and “however”
cohesiveness
 
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noun [uncountable] a strong sense of cohesiveness within the family
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