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normative

nor·ma·tive

normative

 
pronunciation:
nor m tihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, pertaining to, or prescribing a law, standard, or norm, esp. with regard to correctness in speaking, writing, or behavior.
similar words:
classic, customary, exemplary, prescriptive, standard
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derivations: normatively (adv.), normativeness (n.)
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