• Definition for "normative"
    • Of, concerning, or prescribing a norm or standard:…
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    • Epistemic standards have a strong normative
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normative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or prescribing a norm or standard: normative sentence structure.
    • Of, related to, or utilizing a norm or standard.
    • relating to or dealing with norms.
    • giving directives or rules; prescriptive. In opposition to descriptive.
    • centered on or recommending a norm or standard.
    • associated with or working with norms
    • pertaining to offering directives or rules
  • others:
    • developing or setting up a norm, or standard which ought to be conformed to.
    • In petrography, concerning the norm; making up standard, as distinguished from ‘normal’ into the sense of regular, usual.
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