preceptive

adjective
pre·​cep·​tive | \ pri-ˈsep-tiv How to pronounce preceptive (audio) \

Definition of preceptive

: giving precepts : didactic

First Known Use of preceptive

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Preceptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preceptive. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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