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prescriptivist

[pri-skrip-tuh-vist]
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noun
  1. a writer, teacher, or supporter of prescriptive grammar.
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or based on prescriptive grammar.

Origin of prescriptivist

First recorded in 1950–55; prescriptive + -ist
Related formspre·scrip·tiv·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for prescriptivism

prescriptivism

noun
  1. ethics the theory that moral utterances have no truth value but prescribe attitudes to others and express the conviction of the speakerCompare descriptivism, emotivism
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