integrative integrative adj. 1. tending to combine and coordinate diverse elements into a whole. [Narrower terms: {consolidative, unifying}; {plastic )}] Also See: {collective}, {combinative}, {integrated}. Antonym: {disintegrative}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. centralizing(prenominal). Opposite of {decentralizing}.

Syn: consolidative. [WordNet 1.5]

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