[ree-pruh-duhk-tiv] /ˌri prəˈdʌk tɪv/
serving to .
concerned with or pertaining to :
a reproductive process; reproductive organs.
Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste.
of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction
1753; see reproduce + -ive. In U.S., reproductive rights attested from 1970.
reproductive re·pro·duc·tive (rē’prə-dŭk’tĭv)
[ri-pyoo-dee-eyt] /rɪˈpyu diˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), repudiated, repudiating. 1. to reject as having no authority or binding force: to repudiate a claim. 2. to cast off or disown: to repudiate a son. 3. to reject with disapproval or condemnation: to repudiate a new doctrine. 4. to reject with denial: to repudiate a charge as […]
[ri-pyoo-dee-ey-shuh n] /rɪˌpyu diˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. refusal, as by a state or municipality, to pay a lawful debt. n. 1540s, “divorce” (of a woman by a man), from Latin repudiationem (nominative repudiatio) “a rejection, refusal,” noun of action from past participle stem of […]
[rep-yuh-tuh-buh l] /ˈrɛp yə tə bəl/ adjective 1. held in good ; honorable; respectable; estimable: a reputable organization. 2. considered to be good or acceptable usage; standard: reputable speech. /ˈrɛpjʊtəbəl/ adjective 1. having a good reputation; honoured, trustworthy, or respectable 2. (of words) acceptable as good usage; standard adj. 1610s, from repute + -able. Meaning […]
[ri-kwahyuh r-muh nt] /rɪˈkwaɪər mənt/ noun 1. that which is ; a thing demanded or obligatory: One of the requirements of the job is accuracy. 2. an act or instance of . 3. a need or necessity: to meet the requirements of daily life. /rɪˈkwaɪəmənt/ noun 1. something demanded or imposed as an obligation: Latin […]