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prescriptive

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based on customs usually handed down from a previous generation
  • even in this age of e-mail the prescriptive response to a wedding gift is a handwritten thank-you note

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The first known use of prescriptive was in 1663

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“Prescriptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prescriptive. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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