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at·trac·tive / əˈtraktiv/ • adj. (of a thing) pleasing or appealing to the senses: an attractive home. ∎  (of a person) appealing to look at; sexually alluring. ∎  (of a thing) having beneficial qualities or features that induce someone to accept what is being offered: the site is close to the high-rent district, which makes it attractive to developers. ∎  of or relating to attraction between physical objects.DERIVATIVES: at·trac·tive·ly·trac·tive·ness n.