Definition of 'conducive'
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There needs to be a conducive environment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is hardly conducive to absorbing information. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is not an atmosphere conducive to the exercise of common sense. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They also look at practical aspects like changing the bedroom to make it more conducive to sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These atmospheric conditions are conducive to growing a healthy family. Christianity Today (2000)His hostel is hardly conducive to good behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some provide a feeling of security and tranquillity conducive to sleep. A Miscellany of Mother's Wisdom (1994)The conditions were hardly conducive to success. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the economic environment is not conducive to consumer spending and trading is likely to remain volatile. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Hardly conducive to the kind of football that lifts the heart. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is the human condition conducive to absolute happiness? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But drugs are hardly conducive to a sense of fair play. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Hardly conducive to the golden years. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Hardly conducive to calming ragged nerves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The atmosphere was conducive, and he could think undisturbed. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)TVs and computers are not conducive to sleep: keep them out of the bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They had money to spend on acquisitions, and the economic environment was conducive to mergers. Secrets of the Soil (1990)It was hardly conducive to calming his dressing room, which helps explain the empty balcony. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Clearly, keeping animals packed together in unnatural conditions is conducive to the breeding and mutation of viruses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A boarding school environment is conducive to hard work and yet so much more. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Everybody is rushed and there may be a traffic jam so it's not the most conducive environment for fun and joy. The Sun (2011)Location A vibrant atmosphere conducive to creative energies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It makes sense financially, but it is not an environment that is conducive to a good work-life balance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The aim of meeting an inflation target, moreover, is to foster business conditions that are conducive to growth and employment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'conducive'
British English: conducive ADJECTIVE
conducive to sth | conducive to doing sth If one thing is conducive to another thing, it makes the other thing likely to happen.
Make your bedroom as conducive to sleep as possible.
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