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English definition of “productive”

productive

adjective     /prəˈdʌktɪv/
USEFUL B2 producing a good or useful result: We had a very productive meeting and sorted out a lot of problems.Useful or advantageous
LARGE AMOUNT B2 producing a large amount of goods, food, work, etc: productive land a productive workerCreating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
(Definition of productive adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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