Origin of directive
OTHER WORDS FROM directiveself-di·rec·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for directive
The directive dates back to 1986, was kept secret and reportedly was abolished.The Ghosts of Gaza: Israel’s Soldier Suicides |Creede Newton |October 28, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Forcing them to abide by that directive through law is quite another.Will Congress Back Medical Marijuana? |Abby Haglage |May 29, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Lunch ladies were reportedly in tears being forced carry out a directive that goes against the entire purpose of their work.The Schools That Starve Students to Punish Deadbeat Parents |Brandy Zadrozny |January 30, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
According to a directive sent to local county health departments, navigators are not allowed to conduct outreach on their grounds.Fringe Factor: Wendy Davis Is Too Stupid to Be Governor |Caitlin Dickson |September 15, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
The government knowingly allowed the military-intelligence complex to repeatedly disregard its directive.America’s Secret Government Program to Hire Nazi War Criminals |Richard Rashke |August 2, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
Some stress as the directive factor the continuous action of the stimulating agent on sensitive tissues symmetrically situated.Being Well-Born |Michael F. Guyer
The child must himself be originative, directive, and executive in the learning process if cram is to be avoided completely.Dickens As an Educator |James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
The second point is this: It is wise to put our directive force where the power is.
In all cases, a directive, to be suitable as a guide for others, has as its origin a plan.
The directive is addressed for action solely to the commanders of the task forces or task groups listed in the task organization.