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attractive

adjective uk   /əˈtræk.tɪv/ us  
A2 very pleasing in appearance or sound: a very attractive young woman I find him very attractive (= he attracts me sexually). attractive countryside an attractive colour schemeB2 causing interest or pleasure: Spending twelve hours on a plane isn't a very attractive (= pleasant) prospect. an attractive offer (= an offer with benefits for me) We need to make the club attractive to a wider range of people.
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attractively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She always dresses very attractively. Their house is attractively decorated.
attractiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
her attractiveness to men High mortgage rates have decreased the attractiveness of home-owning.
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