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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as interpretative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Interpretative.

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  • adjective Marked by interpretation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective that provides interpretation

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Examples

  • His main interpretive lens has been the psychoanalytic metaphor of “adaptations,” or unconscious responses to pain, conflict, or uncertainty.

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  • His main interpretive lens has been the psychoanalytic metaphor of “adaptations,” or unconscious responses to pain, conflict, or uncertainty.

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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.

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  • The association traced by Fay between clothes and female agency offers a telling contrast to what Foucault describes as the interpretive techniques of confession.

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  • The first reason for seeking out travaux préparatoires can be called the interpretive reason.

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  • The first reason for seeking out travaux préparatoires can be called the interpretive reason.

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  • 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.

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  • "interpretive" -- rather than "substantive" -- under the definitions put forward in

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