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inductive

in·duc·tive

inductive

 
pronunciation:
ihn duhk tihv
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or using electrical or magnetic induction.
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or using reasoning by induction.
definition 3: serving to persuade, cause, or influence someone to take a course of action.
definition 4: serving to initiate or introduce; introductory.
derivations: inductively (adv.), inductiveness (n.)