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constructive

adjective uk   us   /kənˈstrʌk.tɪv/
C1 If advice, criticism, or actions are constructive, they are useful and intended to help or improve something: She criticized my writing, but in a way that was very constructive. If you don't have anything constructive to say, I'd rather you kept quiet.
constructively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “constructive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 建設性的, 有益的, 有用的…
in Russian конструктивный…
in Turkish yapıcı, yararlı, faydalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建设性的, 有益的, 有用的…
in Polish konstruktywny…
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