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Definition of: formative

(fôrmə·tiv) adjective
1. Competent, serving, or aiding to form; capable of being formed or influenced; plastic.
2. Pertaining to formation.
3. Gram. Serving to form words.
noun Gram.

1. An element, as an affix, added to the root of a word to give it a new and special grammatical form.
2. A word formed by the addition of a new element to, or a modification of, the root.

Most often used phrases:

formative years
formative period
formative influence
formative assessment
formative stages
formative stage
formative experience
formative influences
early formative
intriguing formative
formative judaism
formative role
formative experiences
late formative
formative context

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"formative" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on city-data.com forum

"formative" has the frequency of use of 0.0003% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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