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communicativeadjective

 /kəˈmju·nɪ·kə·t̬ɪv, -ˌkeɪ·t̬ɪv/
willing to ​talk to ​people and give them ​information
communicatively
adverb  /kəˈmju·nɪ·kə·t̬ɪv·li, -ˌkeɪ-/
His ​goal is to ​become communicatively ​able in another ​language.
(Definition of communicative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "communicative" - British English Dictionary

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communicativeadjective

uk   /kəˈmjuː.nɪ.kə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
B2 willing to ​talk to ​people and give them ​information: He was in a ​badmood at ​breakfast and wasn't very communicative. relating to ​communication: The communicative ​ability of the ​whale is ​thought to be ​highlydeveloped.
(Definition of communicative from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "communicative" - Business English Dictionary

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communicativeadjective

uk   us   /kəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv/
willing to ​talk to ​people and give them ​information: He emphasized that ​managers had to be more communicative with their ​staff.
relating to ​communication: I ​feel that ​designincludes a communicative ​component.
(Definition of communicative from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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