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preceptive

[pri-sep-tiv] /prɪˈsɛp tɪv/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or expressing a precept; mandatory.
2.
giving instructions; instructive.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin praeceptīvus. See precept, -ive
Related forms
preceptively, adverb
unpreceptive, adjective
unpreceptively, adverb
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