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Ready to accept something without resistance; receptive.
open-minded, ready to consider new ideas, willing to consider new ideas, open to new ideas, open to suggestions, open, responsive, amenable, sympathetic, well disposed, interested, attuned, flexible, willing, favourable, approachable, accessible, friendly, welcomingView synonyms
- ‘They were reverently acceptive of every Victorian formula.’
- ‘These countries were recently added to the European Union, which generally has been very acceptive of equal rights for LGBT folks.’
- ‘Not that he was calmly acceptive of the decline and death that would inevitably follow.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.