-ive

-ive -ivesuff. [L. -ivus.] An adjective suffix signifying relating or belonging to, of the nature of, tending to; as, affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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