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Prescriptive

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prescriptive
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prescriptive
pertaining to giving directives or rules
prescriptive grammar
N
a grammar that is produced by prescriptive linguistics
prescriptive linguistics
N
an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics
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