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English definition of “supportive”

supportive

adjective  /səˈpɔr·t̬ɪv, -ˈpoʊr·t̬ɪv/ us  

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
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