from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory.
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- adj. Marked by interpretation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Interpretative.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as interpretative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. that provides interpretation
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His main interpretive lens has been the psychoanalytic metaphor of “adaptations,” or unconscious responses to pain, conflict, or uncertainty.
The conference features an all-star cast, including our own Marty Lederman, who will be talking about how history matters in interpretive debates about Presidential power. continue reading ...
Lacking in interpretive charity and unwilling to stop for a second to consider what would realistically slip through the vetting process for an elected official’s prepared remarks, maybe, but not nuts.
The association traced by Fay between clothes and female agency offers a telling contrast to what Foucault describes as the interpretive techniques of confession.
The first reason for seeking out travaux préparatoires can be called the interpretive reason.
Their complaint was with the so-called interpretive statements - written, ironically, to help those voters who don't happen to have an advanced degree in linguistics.
"interpretive" -- rather than "substantive" -- under the definitions put forward in
Attorney Janik will make sure it has "interpretive" words and clauses that make it seem like everything is covered, but not really.
We didn't bust his balls over the signing statements because it would be crazy to overturn congressional laws with some wacky "interpretive" statements tacked on.
There is a third angle that one might take on this work -- that it is a part of "interpretive" social science; that the descriptive work is an effort to provide an interpretation of the meanings of the actions described.