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nor·ma·tive

 (nôr′mə-tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or prescribing a norm or standard: normative grammar.

nor′ma·tive·ly adv.
nor′ma·tive·ness n.

normative

(ˈnɔːmətɪv)
adj
1. implying, creating, or prescribing a norm or standard, as in language: normative grammar.
2. expressing value judgments or prescriptions as contrasted with stating facts: normative economics.
3. of, relating to, or based on norms
ˈnormatively adv
ˈnormativeness n

nor•ma•tive

(ˈnɔr mə tɪv)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a norm or standard.
2. tending or attempting to establish such a norm, esp. by the prescription of rules: normative grammar.
[1875–80]
nor′ma•tive•ly, adv.
nor′ma•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.normative - relating to or dealing with norms; "normative discipline"; "normative samples"
2.normative - pertaining to giving directives or rules; "prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage"
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

normative

adjective standardizing, controlling, regulating, prescriptive, normalizing, regularizing Normative sexual behaviour in our society remains heretosexual.
Translations

normative

[ˈnɔːmətɪv] ADJnormativo

normative

adjnormativ
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