conducive conducive  /kən ˈdu sɪv/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tending to bring about; being partly responsible for

Usage(s):

  1. In India, bureaucracy bottlenecks are not conducive to foreign investments and neither is the less than efficient communication network.
  2. The environment in this company is very employee friendly and is conducive to the professional and intellectual growth of the employee.
  3. The fragmented nature of the polity is not conducive to the unity of the country nor to effectively ward off skirmishes with the enemy.

News

  • Dream Catcher fly rod business is brothers' dream come true

    Fly fishermen from far and wide find our area to be conducive to fishing for trout. And brothers Wyatt and Rob Dietrich are endeavoring to supply them with the bamboo fly rods they need in order to achieve maximum enjoyment from this pasttime. They make the rods here in Franklin County.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chambersburg Public Opinion

Quotes

  1. "Given the volatility in the region, as well as a stalemate in interaction among the concerned parties, such a launch is not conducive to efforts to promote dialogue, regional peace and stability," Ban said in a statement from Paris.
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: FOXNews

  2. "We do not have any aggressive designs nor do we seek to threaten anyone," Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said at the launching ceremony. "We seek an external environment in our region and beyond that is conducive to our peaceful development...
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Asia Times Online

  3. Asked about settlements, Rice said she "continues to raise with the Israelis the importance of creating an atmosphere that is conducive to negotiations." "The United States will consider nothing that is done to have prejudiced the final...
    on May 4, 2006 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: 940 News

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