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noun as in command, instruction

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Last week, those doubts were actualized as the country’s apex bank gave a directive to banks and financial institutions from dealing in cryptocurrency or facilitating payments for cryptocurrency exchange platforms.

He also bemoans last-minute directives from managers to work mandatory overtime shifts, sometimes coming just hours before the shift starts.

Although the directive does not cover links or “very short extracts”.

France was the first country to transpose the EU directive into its own laws.

It issued a policy directive called Document 60 that year to enable large private investment in companies interested in participating in the space industry.

Chase supplements this general directive with some more pragmatic suggestions for women looking to find sexual fulfillment.

The directive dates back to 1986, was kept secret and reportedly was abolished.

Forcing them to abide by that directive through law is quite another.

The National Football League never received a presidential directive but played anyway.

To be air tight, you need something called an “Advance Directive.”

What directive forces are these stirring millions likely to encounter?

The directive work of the school will thus become a practical realization in the home.

It had been said that the first campaign in its directive agencies was largely hit and miss.

Directive sovereignty of Measure — how explained and applied in the Protagoras.

Pfeffer in 1883 discovered chemotaxis, the directive action of chemical substances on the movement of mobile organisms.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to directive, such as: decree, edict, injunction, mandate, memo, and memorandum.

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