constructively constructively  /kən ˈstrək tɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a constructive manner

News

  1. Kids Can Do Stuff This Summer

    New Haven’s determined to keep young people busy—and constructively occupied—this summer.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New Haven Independent

  2. As Obama and Xi Prepare to Meet, U.S. Needs to Be Bolder With China

    Only stronger actions that impose costs on China may bring real change in its conduct and push Beijing to act more responsibly and constructively.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Commentary: Looking into Xi’s soul won’t work

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is meeting this week with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the exclusive Sunnylands estate in California. The two administrations are pitching it as a “shirt-sleeves summit,” to emphasize that it won’t be the typical, formalized, agenda-driven meeting. Instead, the ambiance will supposedly allow for a greater degree of openness to “constructively manage ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

Quotes

  1. "A US attorney who is unsuccessful from a political perspective, either because he or she has alienated the leadership of the department in Washington or cannot work constructively with law enforcement or other governmental constituencies in the...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Kyle Sampson Source: Forbes

  2. "The Iraqi government is committed to cultivate good neighborly relations with these two countries and to engage them constructively in security cooperation," Zebari said of Iran and Syria.
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: Tehran Times

  3. "We can and must find ways to work constructively with Russia where we share areas of common interest, including helping the people of Afghanistan," said Mrs Clinton.
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: BBC News

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