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The English ending “-ive” is related to “-ivo” in Spanish

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abusive
abusivo
(ah-boo-see-boh)

active
activo
(ahk-tee-boh)

adhesive
adhesivo
(ahd-ee-see-boh)

administrative
administrativo
(ahd-meen-ee-strah-tee-boh)

adoptive
adoptivo
(ah-dohp-tee-boh)

affirmative
afirmativo (Don’t double the “f” in Spanish.)
(ah-feer-mah-tee-boh)

aggressive
agresivo (Don’t double the “g” or the “s” in Spanish.)
(ah-greh-see-boh)

allusive
alusivo (Don’t double the “l” in Spanish.)
(ah-loo-see-boh)

alternative
alternativo
(ahl-tehr-nah-tee-boh)

archive
archivo
(ahr-chee-boh)

collective
colectivo (Don’t double the “l” in Spanish.)
(koh-lehk-tee-boh)

competitive
competitivo
(kohm-peh-tee-tee-boh)

compulsive
compulsivo
(kohm-pool-see-boh)

conductive
conductivo
(kohn-dook-tee-boh)

cursive
cursivo
(koor-see-boh)

decorative
decorativo
(deh-kohr-ah-tee-boh)

defensive
defensivo
(deh-fehn-see-boh)

descriptive
descriptivo
(deh-screep-tee-boh)

effective
efectivo (Don’t double the “f” in Spanish.)
(eh-fehk-tee-boh)

exclusive
exclusivo
(ehx-kloo-see-boh)

impulsive
impulsivo
(eem-pool-see-boh)

incentive
el incentivo
(ehl een-sehn-tee-boh)

legislative
legislativo
(leh-hee-slah-tee-boh)

massive
masivo (Don’t double the “s” in Spanish.)
(mah-see-boh)

motive
el motivo
(ehl moh-tee-boh)

negative
negativo
(nehg-ah-tee-boh)

obsessive
obsesivo
(ohb-seh-see-boh)

objective
el objetivo
(ehl ohb-yet-ee-boh)

offensive
el ofensivo (Don’t double the “f” in Spanish.)
(ehl oh-fehn-see-boh)

reactive
reactivo
(reh-ahk-tee-boh)

receptive
receptivo
(reh-sehp-tee-boh)

repulsive
repulsivo
(reh-pool-see-boh)

sedative
sedativo
(seh-dah-tee-boh)

selective
selectivo
(seh-lehk-tee-boh)

subversive
subversivo
(soo-behr-see-boh)