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Synonyms of prescriptivism

Noun


1. prescriptivism, doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism

usage: (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements prescribe appropriate attitudes and behavior

2. prescriptivism, doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism

usage: (linguistics) a doctrine supporting or promoting prescriptive linguistics

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