productively productively  /prə ˈdək tɪv li/


  • (adv) in a productive way



  1. It means ID adherents have raised productive doubts--and in science, being productively wrong is nearly as valuable as being right.
  2. To help you surf more productively, we've compiled a cheatsheet of the most playful, entertainingand even usefulcampaign websites.
  3. We can also use machinery more productively.


  1. China overreaches after French documentary on Tibet, ensuring that everyone will now watch it

    China is infamously restrictive when it comes to journalism, and is doubly prickly when it comes to reporting on Tibet. But even by those standards its appears to have counter-productively overreacted ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Save 3,000 Staff Hours at Your Distribution Center in One Simple Step: Appointment-Plus Responds to Recent Survey on ...

    Technology can automate on-site processes, enabling distribution centers to operate more efficiently and productively. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Syria’s religious war

    By Jonah Goldberg If there was a moment when the United States could have productively intervened in Syria, it looks like that moment has passed. Shiite militants, including ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News


  1. And on Tuesday newly-appointed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a news briefing that a "clear opportunity" existed for Iran "to demonstrate some willingness to engage more productively" and added "Whether or not that hand becomes...
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Journal of Turkish Weekly

  2. "I think, quite frankly, I'm going to have to make a judgment in the next little while as to whether or not this Parliament can function productively," Harper said.
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source:

  3. "My focus will certainly be on maintaining my health," Cervenka, 53, said. "Many people remain strong and continue to live their lives as productively as they had before an MS diagnosis, and I plan to be one of those people."
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Exene Cervenka Source: Los Angeles Times

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