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Definition of "promotive" []

  • Tending to promote. (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 "promotive" in a sentence
  • "In the much esteemed book The International Art Markets: The Essential Guide for Collectors and Investors, compiled and edited by Goodwin and published in 2008 just before the global economic crisis, Goodwin noted that newly affluent art collectors saw in their own culture's art the iconography promotive of a new historical yet vital national identity and pride."
  • ""The industry has been promotive of their products and the new technology—its focus hasn't really been on safety," Ms. O'Leary said."
  • "“At the same moment it is opposed for being promotive and destructive of slavery!”"