directive

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a programming instruction used to control something such as a language translator or compiler

Accounting

  • noun an order or command to someone to do something

Agriculture

  • noun an order from the European Union, referring to a particular problem

Aviation

  • adjective referring to the ability of a device to send or receive signals in straight lines
  • noun general or detailed instructions from management to staff to guide them in their work

Economics

  • noun a piece of legislation of the European Union which is binding, but which member states can implement as they wish. A directive is binding as to the result to be achieved, but leaves to the national authorities the choice of form and method.

Electronics

Law

  • noun a legally binding act of the European Community which is binding on the member States of the EU, but not on individuals until it has been made part of national law

Military

  • noun an order or instruction which indicates an intended result but does not specify how that result should be achieved

Politics

  • noun a piece of legislation made by the European Commission
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