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pre·scrip·tive

 (prĭ-skrĭp′tĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or making rules, laws, or directions: prescriptive pronouncements.
b. Linguistics Based on or establishing norms or rules indicating how a language should or should not be used rather than describing the ways in which a language is used.
2. Law Of or relating to acquisition or occupancy by prescription.
3. Archaic Sanctioned or authorized by long-standing custom or usage.

pre·scrip′tive·ly adv.
pre·scrip′tive·ness n.
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The automation can also trigger Resolve's human-guided automation and process guidance to prescriptively lead agents to resolve the issues more quickly and effectively.
Over the years, protocol design has become a fairly standard procedure across the industry, shaped and constrained by the fundamental concept that a protocol very prescriptively specifies patient profile and related data to be collected and analyzed as part of the study.
the FCC's repeated attempts to prescriptively regulate the
This paper frames the argument normatively largely because second order legitimacy concerns have not fully developed, so it makes more sense to speak prescriptively in terms of how they may be avoided.
Similarly, Tesco's supply chain models include meteorological forecasts that allow it to prescriptively adjust retail forecasts for grocery items based on weather-based consumption principles (Cooke 2014).
Luxury customers spend twice as much as the average consumer, which is pushing the segment to prescriptively look at securing the right physical location," said Greg Maloney, Americas chief executive officer of JLL Retail.
These moderators could be used prescriptively to guide a more efficient allocation of treatment resources.
Caliphal supporters, on the other hand, used Persian metaphors of kingship prescriptively, urging the caliphs to dispense the justice and prosperity that Persian subjects were thought to have enjoyed.
We should therefore reject this account of formalizing rules as unsound, both descriptively and prescriptively.
The government does not prescriptively tell other industries (hotels, computer makers, rental car companies) how they should sell their products, and we believe consumers are best served when the companies they do business with are able to tailor products and services to their customers", it said in a statement.
But the airlines trade group protested: ''The government does not prescriptively tell other industries -- hotels, computer makers, rental car companies -- how they should sell their products, and we believe consumers are best served when the companies they do business with are able to tailor products and services to their customers,''
Those results suggest that Becker's descriptive division between rule creators and rule enforcers may turn out to be prescriptively desirable.