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Definition of Prescriptive

Prescriptive
Prescriptive Pre*scrip"tive, a. [L. praescriptivus of a demurrer or legal exception.] (Law) Consisting in, or acquired by, immemorial or long-continued use and enjoyment; as, a prescriptive right of title; pleading the continuance and authority of long custom. The right to be drowsy in protracted toil has become prescriptive. --J. M. Mason.

Meaning of Prescriptive from wikipedia

- Linguistic prescription, or prescriptive grammar, is the establishment of rules defining preferred usage of language. These rules may address such linguistic...
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- Prescriptivity is a term used in meta-ethics to state that when an evaluative judgment or decision is made it must either prescribe or condemn. The word...
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- calculate with perfect accuracy and is in some sense fully rational. Prescriptive decision theory: Concerned with describing observed behaviors through...
- The prescriptive authority for psychologists (RxP) movement is a movement in the United States of America among certain psychologists to give prescriptive...
- linguistic approach which studies what a language is like, as opposed to prescriptive, which declares what a language should be like.: 25  In other words,...
- classical unities, Aristotelian unities, or three unities represent a prescriptive theory of dramatic tragedy that was introduced in Italy in the 16th century...
- Muphry's law is an adage that states: "If you write anything criticizing editing or proofreading, there will be a fault of some kind in what you have written...