A directive is defined as an order or an official instruction.(noun)
When your boss orders you to call a client, this is an example of a directive.
The definition of directive is something related to management or control of an operation.(adjective)
If your boss puts you in charge or managing a project, this is an example of when you are in a directive role.
See directive in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See directive in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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