Definición de prescriptive en inglés:

prescriptive

Silabificación: pre·scrip·tive
Pronunciación: /priˈskriptiv
 
/

adjetivo

1Of or relating to the imposition or enforcement of a rule or method: these guidelines are not intended to be prescriptive
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  • ‘In the past, there were prescriptive rules and lots of checking up,’ Murray said.
  • Ethical obligations are not about prescriptive rules and regulation nor complying with the law.
  • In practice, the so-called multicultural agenda, when it is adopted by the state, turns into a very, very prescriptive and limiting set of choices with all sorts of connotations which I might not like.
Sinónimos
dictatorial, narrow, rigid, authoritarian, arbitrary, repressive, dogmatic
1.1 Linguistics Attempting to impose rules of correct usage on the users of a language: a prescriptive grammar book Often contrasted with descriptive.
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  • He or she probably has the idea that to the extent that prescriptive rules are not followed, the language is somehow deteriorating.
  • Chomsky's goal was not to write a prescriptive grammar book.
  • The lesson here is that you actually need to have a pretty good control of descriptive grammar before you can intelligently engage in prescriptive grammar.
2(Of a right, title, or institution) having become legally established or accepted by long usage or the passage of time: a prescriptive right of way
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  • Yet, no one would suggest that by using it the public might acquire prescriptive rights and that the land might become a town green.
  • The wall the vessel is moored to has nothing to do with this matter, and furthermore no prescriptive rights apply.
  • In both cases, the courts completely dismissed the plaintiffs' prescriptive rights arguments.
2.1 archaic Established by long-standing custom or usage: his regular score at the bar and his prescriptive corner at the winter’s fireside

Origen

mid 18th century: from late Latin praescriptivus 'relating to a legal exception', from praescript- 'directed in writing', from the verb praescribere (see prescribe).

Derivativos

prescriptively

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And he was generous to many, and offered wise counsel, not prescriptively, but by gentle questioning of your own beliefs.
  • By having the respondents place activities on a scale of acceptability or tolerance, we sidestep the problem of prescriptively defining the meanings of key concepts.
  • Despite his prescriptively nationalistic attitude, and his commitment to the notion that ‘the bush is the heart of Australia’, Stephens himself was cosmopolitan in his literary tastes.

prescriptiveness

sustantivo
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  • To give her her due, the headmistress wasn't too keen on league tables herself and has spoken out against government prescriptiveness.
  • Such prescriptiveness probably reached its peak in regulations for the launch of digital TV.
  • I think the thing that most worried me about this text was its prescriptiveness.

prescriptivism

Pronunciación: /-ˈskriptəˌvizəm/
sustantivo
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  • Doing so in the context of oral native language assessment, and characterizing the results as an index of native language ability, enormously privileges the educated classes and recalls the classic critique of prescriptivism.
  • Just as a paradigm of mechanical prescriptivism took hold of the elocutionary movement in the nineteenth century, so too did it pervade instruction in handwriting.
  • To some extent, the presence of phoneticians on the committee ensured that the strict prescriptivism expressed by Reith in 1924 was to some extent mitigated.

prescriptivist

sustantivo & adjetivo
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  • All four of these claims have indeed been made by prescriptivists.
  • And more broadly, one problem with many (though not all) prescriptivists' view of the language is that they assume that there's always just one proper rule.
  • Of course, the untrained judgment of whether a response can be corrected may reflect a host of nonlinguistic factors, prescriptivist values and stylistic preferences among them.

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