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Found 2 items, similar to prescriptive.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: prescriptive prescriptive adj 1: giving directives or rules; “prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage” [syn: normative] [ant: descriptive] 2: based on or prescribing a norm or standard; “normative grammar” [syn: normative]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Prescriptive Prescriptive \Pre*scrip"tive\, a. [L. praescriptivus of a demurrer or legal exception.] 1. (Law) Consisting in, or acquired by, immemorial or long-continued use and enjoyment; as, a prescriptive right of title; pleading the continuance and authority of long custom. [1913 Webster] The right to be drowsy in protracted toil has become prescriptive. --J. M. Mason. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the doctrine that acceptable grammatical rules should be prescribed by authority, rather than be determined by common usage. [PJC]


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