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Definition of "interpretive" []

  • Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "interpretive" in a sentence
  • "His main interpretive lens has been the psychoanalytic metaphor of “adaptations,” or unconscious responses to pain, conflict, or uncertainty."
  • "The conference features an all-star cast, including our own Marty Lederman, who will be talking about how history matters in interpretive debates about Presidential power. continue reading ..."
  • "Lacking in interpretive charity and unwilling to stop for a second to consider what would realistically slip through the vetting process for an elected official’s prepared remarks, maybe, but not nuts."