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Definition of supportive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

supportive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//səˈpɔrt̮ɪv//
 
 
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giving help, encouragement, or sympathy to someone a supportive family She was very supportive during my father's illness. a mutually supportive relationship He was strongly supportive of my career.
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