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English definition of “sensitive”


adjective     /ˈsensɪtɪv/
easily influenced or affected by something: This sector is more likely to be more price sensitive than the domestic sector . economically sensitivesensitive to sth Investors were increasingly sensitive to interest rates .
used to describe a subject , situation , etc. that needs to be dealt with carefully or kept secret : The secret service has acknowledged that there's classified and sensitive information that they are not able to tell the public . sensitive documents sensitive email
understanding what other people need, and being helpful to them: sensitive to sth A local board could be more sensitive to the education needs of students .
(Definition of sensitive adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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