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destructive

adjective uk   us   /dɪˈstrʌk.tɪv/
causing, or able to cause, damage: the destructive power of nuclear weapons I worry about the destructive effect that violent films may have on children. Lack of trust is very destructive in a relationship.
destructively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
destructiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “destructive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 破壞性的, 有害的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破坏性的, 有害的…
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