from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of interpretive.
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- adj. Marked by interpretation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Designed or fitted to interpret; explanatory.
- adj. According to interpretation; constructive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Designed or fitted to explain; explaining; explanatory.
- Inferential; implied; constructive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. that provides interpretation
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Indeed, Peter Gutmann isn't far off when he calls the interpretative approach "far more akin ... to hysterical passion."
A second kind, called interpretative or fictitious, was afterwards added.
Bigamy is called interpretative, when, by fiction of law, a person is accounted as having had two wives, when in reality he had but one.
Comments i object to the use of "interpretative," rather than "interpretive," in the title. otherwise, this is a fine article.
A life that claims, like Etty Hillesum's, to 'give shelter' to God and love and suffering invites a particular kind of interpretative labour.
The heart of the grammar is the syntax; the phonology and the semantics are purely "interpretative," in the sense that they describe the sound and the meaning of the sentences produced by the syntax but do not generate any sentences themselves.
No. It’s much more interpretative, which is what music should be.
Also called "the commute". trishaw drivers are of the "interpretative" school of charioteering.
"interpretative" classic aerial view over the highway we had approached on, as it tightly hugged the coastal rocks.
Rational players do not just automatically use one model and investors, in the real world, differ in approach, self-interest and interpretative emphasis; they recognize that their information is imperfect and that they are constantly buffeted by what Frydman and Goldberg call "nonroutine" change, such as innovations, perturbations of the Zeitgeist or, for that matter, revolutions and earthquakes.