adverb see prescriptive

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  • Prescriptively — Pre*scrip tive*ly, adv. By prescription. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prescriptively — adverb see prescriptive * * * prescripˈtively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑prescribe * * * prescriptively adverb Thesaurus: words used to describe bossy and interfering peoplesynonym general grammatical a …   Useful english dictionary

  • prescriptively — See prescriptive. * * * …   Universalium

  • prescriptively — adverb In a prescriptive manner …   Wiktionary

  • prescriptively — pre·scrip·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • prescriptively — See: prescriptive …   English dictionary

  • prescriptive — prescriptively, adv. prescriptiveness, n. /pri skrip tiv/, adj. 1. that prescribes; giving directions or injunctions: a prescriptive letter from an anxious father. 2. depending on or arising from effective legal prescription, as a right or title… …   Universalium

  • Principlism — is a system of ethics based on the four moral principles of:1. Autonomy free will or agency, 2. Beneficence to do good, 3. Nonmaleficence not to harm, and 4. Justice social distribution of benefits and burdens.From the beginning of recorded… …   Wikipedia

  • prescriptive — adjective Date: 1748 1. serving to prescribe < prescriptive rules of usage > 2. acquired by, founded on, or determined by prescription or by long standing custom • prescriptively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Grammar — is the field of linguistics that covers the rules governing the use of any given natural language. It includes morphology and syntax, often complemented by phonetics, phonology, semantics, and pragmatics. Each language has its own distinct… …   Wikipedia

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