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English noun: descriptivism

1. descriptivism (cognition) (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements have a truth value


Broader (hypernym)doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought


Domain categoryethics, moral philosophy

2. descriptivism (cognition) (linguistics) a doctrine supporting or promoting descriptive linguistics


Broader (hypernym)doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought


Domain categorylinguistics









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