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British English: /dɪˈskrɪptɪv/
American English: /dəˈskrɪptɪv/

Translation of descriptive in German:


  • 1
    beschreibend (Lyrik)
    deskriptiv (Analyse)
    a purely descriptive report
    ein reiner Tatsachenbericht
  • 2 (not expressing feelings or judgements;) (also Linguistics)

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