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[ adjective ] constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development

Examples

"constructive criticism" "a constructive attitude" "a constructive philosophy" "constructive permission"

Used in print

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

If companies will take the time to give objective consideration to their major problems and to the questions they provoke , then a long constructive step will have been taken toward more effective marketing in next decade .

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[ adjective ] emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good

Examples

"constructive criticism"

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