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Definitioncontribute (help lead to a result) — often said of an environmental condition
- The dorm room was not conducive to studying.
- The city core offers an environment conducive to the arts.
- Decentralizing power and economic incentives are conducive to giving new ideas a chance.
- Government sponsorship of religion has not proved conducive to religious growth.
- The coach created an environment conducive to building team spirit.
- They want to create an environment conducive to both small business success and consumer protection.
- The rule of law is conducive to individual liberty and economic growth.
- Her lifestyle was not conducive to healing.
- They want to assure public policy is conducive to business growth.
- The planning commission's focus on growth is not conducive to protecting the environment.
- His spending habits are not conducive to achieving his financial goals.
- "Who would you rather kiss?" Madison asks.
Sierra leans back on the couch. "Let's start easy. Pug or poodle?"
I laugh. "You mean as in dog?"
"Okay," I say. Poodles are cute and cuddly, but Pugs are more masculine and... As much as I like cute and cuddly, a poodle won't cut it. "Pug."
Morgan scrunches up her face. "Ew! Poodle for sure. Pugs have that pushed-in nose and snorting problem. Not conducive to kissing."Simone Elkeles -- Perfect Chemistry
- The stench in the back of the truck wasn't conducive to hunger, but eventually, rolling slowly through the night, his animal instincts won out.Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin -- Three Cups of Tea
- The room was cold and sterile, and it did not seem conducive to anybody's getting well, but Lou was not counting on medicine to make the woman better.David Baldacci -- Wish You Well
- At this very moment he is wild to see you, and occupied only in contriving the means for doing so, and for making his pleasure conduce to yours.Jane Austen -- Mansfield Park
- That is not conducive to a quiet discussion.Ellen Hopkins -- Glass
- The vermin ditch of Benares is no less conducive to giddiness than the lions' ditch of Babylon.Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
- Dick thought, for example, that nothing was more conducive to the development of observation than compulsory silence.F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
- He understood why Aron could not work at home in an atmosphere not conducive to hard clean thought.John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
- Duanes reply was a remark as loquacious as Fletcher's, to the effect that a long, slow, monotonous ride was conducive to thirst.Zane Grey -- The Lone Star Ranger
conducive = contributing (to a result)