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The disconnect between the “woke” and angry rhetoric of activist mobs keeping CEOs up at night, and these constructive, nuanced discussions could not have been more striking.

From Quartz

We believe that with constructive dialog and cooperation, a solution is within reach.

From Quartz

It talks about a lot of the problems that we have now in terms of being able to have a constructive conversation.

From Ozy

Likewise, China’s commerce ministry said the two sides held a “constructive dialogue” and agreed to “create conditions” to implement the trade deal.

From Fortune

June, we have held constructive conversations with Facebook to clearly outline the areas where we want to see tangible changes.

From Digiday

To do this, we need to be openly constructive, positive and ethical.

Constructive criticism is different from people just being dicks, and I love constructive criticism.

Reformers understood that constructive societal evolution was the antidote to socialist revolution.

On Monday, European Union countries condemned the air strikes and called for a ceasefire and “constructive dialogue.”

“We have since begun a constructive dialogue with the committee on the redactions,” Price said.

He saw now that her pain had not been as other pain; it was a constructive pain, a part of the task of her life.

With this clue to their meaning, it becomes possible to understand the main constructive proposals of the Majority Commissioners.

They did not think politics was a great constructive process, they thought it was a kind of dog-fight.

The great constructive process in history gives so little scope for clapping and drumming and saying "'Ear, 'ear!"

I would listen to a stormy sea of babblement, and try to extract some constructive intimations.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to constructive, such as: effective, positive, practical, productive, useful, and valuable.

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