- An official or authoritative instruction: a new EC directiveMás ejemplos en oraciones
- If Community action is required, the Commission will proceed through directives rather than regulations.
- State authorities have ignored court directives demanding certain prisoners be produced.
- Everything is illegal unless approved by the government, thus the reason for such idiotic regulations and directives.
adjetivoVolver al principio
- Involving the management or guidance of operations: the authority is seeking a directive role in energy policyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- But the system only worked because the United States was prepared to play a leading and directive role.
- Are these rights in the South African Constitution viewed in effect by the Court as directive principles?
- The Bank of Montreal was not prepared to do so and the terms of the order were not very directive towards the Bank.
late Middle English (as an adjective): from medieval Latin directivus, from direct- 'guided, put straight', from the verb dirigere (see direct).