Meaning of NORMATIVE in English
— normatively , adv. — normativeness , n.
/nawr"meuh tiv/ , adj.
1. of or pertaining to a norm, esp. an assumed norm regarded as the standard of correctness in behavior, speech, writing, etc.
2. tending or attempting to establish such a norm, esp. by the prescription of rules: normative grammar.
3. reflecting the assumption of such a norm or favoring its establishment: a normative attitude.
[ 1875-80; NORM + -ATIVE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012