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Meaning of PRECEPTIVE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*cep"tive\, a. [L. praeceptivus.]
Containing or giving precepts; of the nature of precepts;
didactic; as, the preceptive parts of the Scriptures.

      The lesson given us here is preceptive to us.
                                               --L'Estrange.

 
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