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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·struc·tive /ɪnˈstrʌktɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·struct·ive a.  Conveying knowledge; serving to instruct or inform; as, experience furnishes very instructive lessons.
    In various talk the instructive hours they past.   --Pope.
 -- In*struct*ive*ly, adv. -- In*struct*ive*ness, n.
    The pregnant instructiveness of the Scripture.   --Boyle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: serving to instruct of enlighten or inform [syn: informative]
             [ant: uninstructive]
      2: tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance; "an
         enlightening glimpse of government in action" [syn: enlightening,
          informative] [ant: unenlightening]