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There is 1 meaning of the phrase Prescriptive Linguistics.

Prescriptive Linguistics - as a noun

An account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)
descriptive linguistics

Example Sentences

"Some people believe that prescriptive linguistics restricts language creativity."
"Many grammar books are based on prescriptive linguistics principles."
"Some linguists argue that prescriptive linguistics overlooks language variation and change."
"In prescriptive linguistics, errors in language usage are often seen as deviations from the norm."
"One criticism of prescriptive linguistics is that it can stifle language diversity."
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