Directive

Definition of Directive

Di`rect´ive
a.1.Having power to direct; tending to direct, guide, or govern; showing the way.
The precepts directive of our practice in relation to God.
- Barrow.
2.Able to be directed; manageable.
Swords and bows
Directive by the limbs.
- Shak.

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