One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a way that produces or increases something, especially wealth or resources; profitably.‘research on growing tomatoes as productively and efficiently as possible’‘he continued to work productively until a few weeks before his death’
- ‘They often have concerns about their abilities to work productively in what they anticipate to be a noisier, more distracting workplace.’
- ‘They work together productively.’
- ‘It is possible that the money could be more productively spent elsewhere.’
- ‘Most of Saturday was spent very productively doing handyman tasks.’
- ‘Smaller individual workstations, coupled with more common work areas may use space more productively.’
- ‘A steep learning curve has to be mastered before the software can be used productively.’
- ‘We are still trying to find better ways to farm organically and to manage our soils and rotate our crops more productively.’
- ‘How do I productively incorporate new technology and position my business for success?"’
- ‘Ability to borrow does not depend on the level of income, but on responsible conduct and the ability to use funds productively.’
- ‘He worked productively but not with great financial success in his last years.’
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