- The definition of normative is relating to a standard or that which is normal.
An example of something normative is a rule that follows regular procedures; a normative rule.
- of or establishing a norm, or standard
- having to do with usage norms: normative grammar
- normatively adverb
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- norˈma·tive·ly adverb
- norˈma·tive·ness noun