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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

By means of directions or injunctions

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a prescriptive letter from an anxious father
  • I will do doctorish things, like prescriptively read and reduce charts.
  • I don't think you can connect those dots prescriptively or descriptively.
  • That's natural in a descriptive sense, but should it also apply prescriptively? for more
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