interactive in‧ter‧act‧ive [ˌɪntərˈæktɪv◂] adjective COMPUTING
interactive television, computer software etc allows the person using it to affect what happens on the screen:

• technology that will let people play the lottery via the internet, mobile phones and interactive television

• a world-wide publisher of interactive entertainment software.

— interactivity noun [uncountable] :

• The most noticeable feature of the Internet is its two-way interactivity.

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interactive UK US /ˌɪntərˈæktɪv/ adjective
IT used to describe a system or computer program that is designed to allow the user to exchange information with it: »

Customers touch the screen on the interactive display to check if a product is in stock.


We produce interactive games for small children.

interactive with sb »

The program is interactive with the user.

used to describe two things that affect each other when they are put together: be interactive with sth »

The level of service is interactive with the cost structure.

involving communication between people: »

an interactive training workshop

interactively /ˌɪntəˈræktɪvli/ US  /-ṱɚ-/ adverb

Customers can buy products interactively through the website.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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