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Meaning of CONTRASTIVE

Pronunciation:  kun'trastiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (grammar) syntactically establishing a relationship of contrast between sentences or elements of a sentence; "disjunctive conjunctions like `but', `or', or `though' serve a contrastive function"
  2. [adj]  strikingly different; tending to contrast; "contrasting (or contrastive) colors"
  3. [adj]  of words so related that one contrasts with the other; "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms"
 

CONTRASTIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: antonymous, contrasting, different, disjunctive, incompatible
 

 

 

 

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