normative

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adjective nor·ma·tive \ˈnȯr-mə-tiv\

Definition of normative

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or determining norms or standards normative tests

  2. 2 :  conforming to or based on norms normative behavior normative judgments

  3. 3 :  prescribing (see prescribe 1) norms normative rules of ethics normative grammar

normatively

adverb

normativeness

noun

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Origin and Etymology of normative

French normatif, from norme norm, from Latin norma


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normative

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Definition of normative for English Language Learners

  • : based on what is considered to be the usual or correct way of doing something


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