One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Despite his prescriptively nationalistic attitude, and his commitment to the notion that ‘the bush is the heart of Australia’, Stephens himself was cosmopolitan in his literary tastes.’
- ‘Radio New Zealand has operated quite successfully in the past without this prescriptively politically correct charter.’
- ‘By having the respondents place activities on a scale of acceptability or tolerance, we sidestep the problem of prescriptively defining the meanings of key concepts.’
- ‘While the art and science of diagnosis is dependent upon comparisons among groups, clinicians should apply their choice of treatments prescriptively.’
- ‘Again, the goal is to examine ideas and explore concepts descriptively rather than prescriptively.’
- ‘And he was generous to many, and offered wise counsel, not prescriptively, but by gentle questioning of your own beliefs.’
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