productive - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/prəˈdʌktɪv/
  1. 1
    making or growing things in large quantities, especially so that they can be sold

    During their most productive period, both mills were controlled by the Marling family.

    ways of making more productive use of agricultural land

    highly productive:

    highly productive farms

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to the production of things that can be sold

      the country’s productive capacity

      the gradual improvement of productive efficiency

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