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[ adverb ] in a constructive manner

Examples

"it is my task to look critically and constructively at the flaws and the failures"

Used in print

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

Together they had probably done more than any other men to help push Laos toward the 20 th century - constructively .

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

But while the corporation has all the disadvantages of the socialist form of organization ( so cumbersome it cannot constructively do much of anything not compatible with its need to perpetuate itself and maintain its status_quo ) , unluckily it does not have the desirable aspect of socialism , the motivation to operate for the benefit of society as_a_whole .

Related terms

constructive constructive

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