Meaning of NORMATIVE in English

NORMATIVE

/ ˈnɔːmətɪv; NAmE ˈnɔːrm-/ adjective

( formal ) describing or setting standards or rules of behaviour :

a normative approach

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WORD ORIGIN

late 19th cent.: from French normatif , -ive , from Latin norma carpenter's square.

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