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"supportive" in British English

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supportiveadjective

uk   /səˈpɔː.tɪv/  us   /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɪv/
C1 showingagreement and giving ​encouragement: groups who are ​generally supportive of the ​government approving giving ​help and ​encouragement: Children with supportive ​parents often do ​better at ​school than those without. He told me it was my own ​fault, which wasn't very supportive.
supportively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Try to ​listen supportively when ​yourpartnertalks.
supportiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of supportive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"supportive" in American English

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supportiveadjective

 us   /səˈpɔr·t̬ɪv, -ˈpoʊr·t̬ɪv/

supportive adjective (ENCOURAGING)

giving ​encouragement and ​approval: supportive ​teachers

supportive adjective (HELPING)

actively giving ​help to someone who ​needs it: a ​network of supportive ​agencies and ​organizations
(Definition of supportive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supportive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 支持的, 鼓励的, 拥护的…
in Turkish destekleyici, arka çıkan…
in Russian оказывающий поддержку, верный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支持的, 鼓勵的, 擁護的…
in Polish pomocny…
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