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



BrE BrE//kənˈdjuːsɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈduːsɪv//
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conducive to something making it easy, possible or likely for something to happen Chairs in rows are not as conducive to discussion as chairs arranged in a circle. The soft lights and music were conducive to a relaxed atmosphere. The noise was hardly conducive to a good night’s sleep. an environment conducive to learning Word Originmid 17th cent.: from conduce, from Latin conducere ‘bring together’, on the pattern of words such as conductive.
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