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directive

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈrektɪv/
an official order or instruction: the latest European directive on working hoursa directive to do sth Under a directive to cut utility costs, one office building has installed skylights in conference rooms to reduce the need for artificial light. The new e-commerce directive should lay out better guidelines about when exactly an online contract is formed.
Translations of “directive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 指令,命令…
in Russian указание, распоряжение…
in Turkish yönerge, talimat, tavsiye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指令,命令…
in Polish wytyczna, dyrektywa…
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