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"interactive" in British English

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interactiveadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈræk.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
B2 An interactive ​system or ​computerprogram is ​designed to ​involve the ​user in the ​exchange of ​information: an interactive ​game/​video This is an interactive ​museum where ​children can ​activelymanipulate the ​exhibits.C1 involvingcommunication between ​people: interactive ​teachingmethods

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interactively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​programlets you ​work through a ​text interactively.
(Definition of interactive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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interactiveadjective

 us   /ˌɪn·təˈræk·tɪv/
involvingcommunication between ​people or ​reactions between things that ​work together: The ​ocean and the ​atmosphereform an interactive ​system. An interactive ​computerprograminvolves the user in the ​exchange of ​information while the ​computer is in ​operation: interactive ​software/​technology
interactively
adverb  /ˌɪn·tərˈæk·tɪv·li/
(Definition of interactive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"interactive" in Business English

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interactiveadjective

uk   us   /ˌɪntərˈæktɪv/
IT used to describe a ​system or ​computerprogram that is ​designed to ​allow the ​user to ​exchangeinformation with it: Customers ​touch the ​screen on the interactive ​display to ​check if a ​product is in ​stock. We ​produce interactive games for ​small children.interactive with sb The ​program is interactive with the ​user.
used to describe two things that affect each other when they are put together: be interactive with sth The ​level of ​service is interactive with the ​coststructure.
involving ​communication between ​people: an interactive ​trainingworkshop
interactively
adverb /ˌɪntəˈræktɪvli/  us /-ṱɚ-/
Customers can ​buyproducts interactively through the ​website.
(Definition of interactive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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