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Definition 1: (linguistics) a doctrine supporting or promoting prescriptive linguistics - [noun denoting cognition]

(prescriptivism is a kind of ...) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

(prescriptivism belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

Definition 2: (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements prescribe appropriate attitudes and behavior - [noun denoting cognition]

(prescriptivism is a kind of ...) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

(prescriptivism belongs to category ...) the philosophical study of moral values and rules

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