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

 

extractive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪkˈstræktɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstræktɪv//
 
; BrE BrE//ekˈstræktɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ekˈstræktɪv//
 
(specialist)
 
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relating to the process of removing or obtaining something, especially minerals extractive industries
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: extractive