Definition of “reflective” - English Dictionary

“reflective” in British English

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reflectiveadjective

uk /rɪˈflek.tɪv/ us /rɪˈflek.tɪv/

(Definition of “reflective” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“reflective” in American English

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reflectiveadjective

us /rɪˈflek·tɪv/

reflective adjective (SENDING BACK)

able to send back light, hear, energy, or sound from a surface:

Joggers should wear reflective clothing at night.

reflective adjective (THINKING)

showing or involved in careful thinking; thoughtful:

In my more reflective moments, I write poetry.

(Definition of “reflective” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)