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    "interpretative" and "interpretive"

    What is the difference between "interpretative" and "interpretive"?

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    Re: "interpretative" and "interpretive"

    There is no difference in meaning.

    I just looked in the dictionary to see if "interpretative" actually existed as a word. I would have assumed someone who said it did not know the word was "interpretive."

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    Re: "interpretative" and "interpretive"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    There is no difference in meaning.

    I just looked in the dictionary to see if "interpretative" actually existed as a word. I would have assumed someone who said it did not know the word was "interpretive."
    Funny, I had only heard the former.

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    Re: "interpretative" and "interpretive"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    There is no difference in meaning.

    I just looked in the dictionary to see if "interpretative" actually existed as a word. I would have assumed someone who said it did not know the word was "interpretive."
    Are you really an American?!!

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    Re: "interpretative" and "interpretive"

    Quote Originally Posted by mostafa.me View Post
    Are you really an American?!!
    Yes, I am. The only use of the word I know of is in the phrase "interpretive dance."

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