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conducive

con·du·cive

conducive

 
pronunciation:
kn du sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: tending to produce or cause (usu. fol. by to).
Soft music is conducive to sleep.
antonyms:
prohibitive
derivation: conduciveness (n.)
Word Parts
The word conducive contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
duc, duct Latin root that means lead; draw along