[nawr-muh-tiv] /ˈnɔr mə tɪv/
of or relating to a , especially an assumed regarded as the standard of correctness in behavior, speech, writing, etc.
tending or attempting to establish such a , especially by the prescription of rules:
reflecting the assumption of such a or favoring its establishment:
a normative attitude.
implying, creating, or prescribing a norm or standard, as in language: normative grammar
expressing value judgments or prescriptions as contrasted with stating facts: normative economics
of, relating to, or based on norms
1880, perhaps from French normatif, from Latin norma “rule” (see normal).
noun, Mathematics. 1. any vector space on which a norm is defined.
normetanephrine nor·met·a·neph·rine (nôr’mět-ə-něf’rĭn) n. A catabolite of norepinephrine found, together with metanephrine, in the urine and in some tissues.
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
[nawrm] /nɔrm/ noun 1. a standard, model, or pattern. 2. general level or average: Two cars per family is the norm in most suburban communities. 3. Education. 4. Mathematics. /nɔːm/ noun 1. an average level of achievement or performance, as of a group or person 2. a standard of achievement or behaviour that is required, […]