productive of

[ pruh-duhk-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF productive of
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WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from French productif (16c.) and directly from Medieval Latin productivus "fit for production," from Latin product-, past participle stem of producere (see produce (v.)). Related: Productively; productiveness.

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