penetrative Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “penetrative” in the English Dictionary

"penetrative" in British English

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uk   /ˈpen.ɪ.trə.tɪv/  us   /-treɪ.t̬ɪv/

penetrative adjective (MOVEMENT INTO)

involvingmovement into or through something or someone: a penetrative ​thrust/​attack penetrative ​sex

penetrative adjective (UNDERSTANDING)

showingunderstanding: a penetrative ​remark
(Definition of penetrative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “penetrative”
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿透, 进入的, 穿透的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿透, 進入的, 穿透的…
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