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



BrE BrE//ɪnˈstrʌktɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈstrʌktɪv//
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giving a lot of useful information a most instructive experience It is instructive to see how other countries are tackling the problem.Extra examples He said he had found the meeting ‘extremely instructive’. It might be instructive to look a bit more closely at their relationship. It was a most instructive experience.
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