Examples of prescriptive in a Sentence
Critics claim the new rules are too prescriptive.
even in this age of e-mail the prescriptive response to a wedding gift is a handwritten thank-you note
First Known Use of prescriptive
PRESCRIPTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prescriptive for English Language Learners
: giving exact rules, directions, or instructions about how you should do something
: providing rules and opinions that tell people how language should be used
Legal Definition of prescriptive
1 : serving to prescribe prescriptive rules
2 : acquired by, founded on, or constituting prescription a prescriptive right a longer prescriptive period
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