descriptivist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

descriptive +‎ -ist

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descriptivist (comparative more descriptivist, superlative most descriptivist)

  1. Subscribing to, or related to, descriptivism.

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Noun[edit]

descriptivist (plural descriptivists)

  1. (linguistics) Someone who records and describes actual rules regarding language usage, or who believes that linguistic norms should be defined by usage rather than theory.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French descriptiviste

Noun[edit]

descriptivist m (plural descriptiviști)

  1. descriptivist

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