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noun as in command, instruction

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The queen should issue directives on national television to prevent such transgressions.

Professor Candida Moss look at other Biblical directives that could get you killed.

Would the Health Ministry really approve life-endangering directives just to appear politically correct?

The FISC does not approve the directives or the individuals to be monitored via those directives.

Israel, he said, “will not accept any foreign directives regarding its borders.”

As his directives went unheeded, the King determined to force a drastic reduction in the planting of the profitable tobacco crop.

Too many directives and counter-directives were flooding at him from various officials on Earth.

By 18 February all had issued specific directives for enforcing it.

Finally, the fourth step may involve changes, for clarification, in the directives formulated in the third step.

However, if subsidiary tactical problems were also involved, tactical directives will frequently be included.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to directives, such as: edict, decree, injunction, memo, memorandum, and notice.

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