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  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹəˈskɹɪp.tɪv.ɪzm̩/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɹəˈskɹɪp.tɪ.vɪzm̩/

EtymologyEdit

prescriptive +‎ -ism

NounEdit

prescriptivism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural prescriptivisms)

  1. (linguistics) prescribing idealistic norms, as opposed to describing realistic forms, of linguistic usage.

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