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generative (adj.)

late 14c., "reproductive, pertaining to propagation," from generate + -ive. Use in linguistics is attested by 1959. Related: Generativity.

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Definitions of generative from WordNet

generative (adj.)
having the ability to produce or originate;
generative power
generative forces
Synonyms: productive
generative (adj.)
producing new life or offspring;
the reproductive or generative organs
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