Definition of communicative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪtɪv//
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  1. 1willing to talk and give information to other people I don't find him very communicative. He wasn’t very communicative and kept things to himself. opposite uncommunicative
  2. 2connected with the ability to communicate in a language, especially a foreign language communicative skills
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from late Latin communicativus, from communicat- ‘shared’, from the verb communicare ‘to share’, from communis ‘common’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: communicative