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prescriptive (adj.)

"arising from established usage or opinion, customary," 1748, from Late Latin praescriptivus, from praescript-, past-participle stem of praescribere (see prescription). Or formed in English from archaic prescript "a direction" (1530s), from Latin praescriptum.

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Definitions of prescriptive from WordNet

prescriptive (adj.)
pertaining to giving directives or rules;
prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage
Synonyms: normative
From wordnet.princeton.edu