Sunday, 1 March 2015

Word of the Day: Prescriptive

  1. 1.
    relating to the imposition or enforcement of a rule or method.
    "these guidelines are not intended to be prescriptive"
    synonyms: dictatorial, authoritarian, tyrannical, despotic;
  2. 2.
    (of a right, title, or institution) having become legally established or accepted by long usage or the passage of time.
    "a prescriptive right of way"