Adjective(1) pertaining to giving directives or rules
(1) A cursory review of the language in these regulations from state to state reveals noticeable differences in the wording, from very prescriptive language to very broad guidelines.(2) ├ö├ç├┐In the past, there were prescriptive rules and lots of checking up,├ö├ç├û Murray said.(3) But in many cases so-called ├ö├ç├┐simplification├ö├ç├û often requires more extensive clarification that can lead to more detailed and prescriptive regulation.(4) It's difficult to be prescriptive , and it's ultimately for the Ukrainians, we hope, to resolve this, and above all, peacefully.(5) This bill is also prescriptive about whom the authority is required to consult.(6) The original schedule 2 in the bill - which has now been superseded - was very much more prescriptive and clear about what needed to be enforced and what was acceptable and unacceptable.(7) The more parents are led to believe that they need this kind of prescriptive advice about how to relate to their children, the more stilted and insecure they are going to become in everyday interactions with their kids.(8) We now understand better what it is we need, and this way I think we can be more prescriptive and deliver better value for money.(9) And thus what seems an utterly prescriptive system of breathing, movement, and mind control becomes the vehicle for personal interpretation after all.(10) Ethical obligations are not about prescriptive rules and regulation nor complying with the law.(11) It's an uphill battle to get them comfortable with the notion that ├ö├ç├┐rightness├ö├ç├û is situational and that it is possible to be both descriptive and prescriptive .(12) The Dairy Industry Act is rigid and prescriptive , and it is time indeed for a revamp.(13) These authors warn against a prescriptive approach, or client stereotyping.(14) In practice, the so-called multicultural agenda, when it is adopted by the state, turns into a very, very prescriptive and limiting set of choices with all sorts of connotations which I might not like.(15) Yet, no one would suggest that by using it the public might acquire prescriptive rights and that the land might become a town green.(16) The lesson here is that you actually need to have a pretty good control of descriptive grammar before you can intelligently engage in prescriptive grammar.
1. dictatorial ::
2. narrow ::
3. rigid ::
4. authoritarian ::
5. arbitrary ::
7. dogmatic ::
1. unconventional ::
Different Formsprescriptive, prescriptively
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