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interpretative (adj.)

"meant to explain," 1560s, from past participle stem of Latin interpretari "explain, expound; understand" (see interpret). Interpretive means the same but is considered to be less correctly formed, because -ive adjectives are normally formed on the Latin past participle. Related: Interpretatively.

updated on January 28, 2016

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Definitions of interpretative from WordNet

interpretative (adj.)
that provides interpretation;
Synonyms: interpretive
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