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English Dictionary: productively by the DICT Development Group
2 results for productively
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. in a productive way; "they worked together productively for two years"
    Synonym(s): productively, fruitfully, profitably
    Antonym(s): fruitlessly, unproductively, unprofitably
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Productive \Pro*duc"tive\, a. [F. productif, L. productivus fit
      for prolongation.]
      1. Having the quality or power of producing; yielding or
            furnishing results; as, productive soil; productive
            enterprises; productive labor, that which increases the
            number or amount of products.
      2. Bringing into being; causing to exist; producing;
            originative; as, an age productive of great men; a spirit
            productive of heroic achievements.
                     And kindle with thy own productive fire. --Dryden.
                     This is turning nobility into a principle of virtue,
                     and making it productive of merit.      --Spectator.
      3. Producing, or able to produce, in large measure; fertile;
            profitable. -- {Pro*duc"tive*ly}, adv. --
            {Pro*duc"tive*ness}, n.
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