preceptive[prē sep′tiv, pri-]
preceptive definition by Webster's New World
- of, having the nature of, or expressing a precept
- giving precepts; instructive; didactic
Origin: Late Latin praeceptivus
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- preceptively adverb
preceptive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or expressing a rule or principle that prescribes a particular course of action or conduct.
- Instructive; didactic.
- pre·cepˈtive·ly adverb