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Synonyms of directive

Noun


1. directive, pronouncement, dictum, say-so

usage: a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity; "the boss loves to send us directives"

Adjective


1. directing, directional, directive, guiding, leading (vs. following)

usage: showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on; "felt his mother's directing arm around him"; "the directional role of science on industrial progress"

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