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addaword.gifdefinition of directive

adjective
giving precise orders, instructions or guidance
Is cognitive therapy directive or non-directive?
Submitted by: John Allison from France on 31/12/2011 15:17:00
Definition of directive from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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