Meaning of “constructive” in the English Dictionary

"constructive" in British English

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constructiveadjective

us uk /kənˈstrʌk.tɪv/
constructively
adverb us uk /-li/

(Definition of “constructive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"constructive" in American English

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constructiveadjective

us /kənˈstrʌk·tɪv/

intended to help someone or improve understanding:

She was my most constructive critic.

(Definition of “constructive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"constructive" in Business English

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constructiveadjective

uk /kənˈstrʌktɪv/ us

useful and likely or intended to improve something:

a constructive dialogue/discussion/meeting
Listening to constructive criticism of certain aspects of your work should help you to make the most of your potential.
constructively
adverb /kənˈstrʌktɪvli/

A business must have the ability to work constructively with government agencies.

(Definition of “constructive” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)