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English definition of “destructive”

destructive

adjective uk   /dɪˈstrʌk.tɪv/ us  
causing, or wanting to cause, damage: the destructive power of nuclear weapons I worry about the destructive effect that violent films may have on children. Lack of trust is very destructive in a relationship.Dangerous and harmful
destructively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
destructiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Dangerous and harmful
(Definition of destructive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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