directive


directive

noun

Definition of DIRECTIVE

1
a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned <the company president regularly issues directives intended for all staff members>
2
an order publicly issued by an authority <a directive issued by the archbishop that is to be read during Sunday services at every parish>
3
a written communication giving information or directions <a growing stack of unread directives from the company's senior vice president>
Synonyms directive, memo, notice

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