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directive

 [dĭ-rek´tiv]
a stated instruction or order. See also will.
advance d's see advance directives.

directive

(di-rek'tiv),
An authoritative order, instruction, or guide, usually specific and in writing.
[Med. L. directivum, fr. di-rigo, di-rectum, to make straight, set in order, guide direct, instruct]
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i) Swanson J, Swartz M, Ferron J, Elbogen EB, Van Dom R: Psychiatric advance directives among public mental health consumers in five U.
Ensuring that their products comply with Article 4 of the directive, which stipulates maximum concentration limits of listed hazardous materials;
The proper name for RoHS is Directive 2002/95/EC, "The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment.
The Reinsurance Directive will end collateralization within the European Union, something that is likely to strengthen the argument from Europe for an end to collateralization requirements in the United States.
This directive should be considered initial guidance and will evolve over time, said Air Force Col.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE DIRECTIVE, VISIT SECURITY MANAGEMENT ONLINE.
The Saskatoon Pastoral Directive also renders dialogue meaningless when it claims those who are non-Catholic are "encouraged to request the sacrament by meeting with the Catholic pastor privately for a fuller discussion.
The ELV Directive approaches the management of obsolete vehicles on a number of fronts.
However, those opposed to patent protection for software inventions saw the Directive as an opportunity to reduce the scope of protection for software inventions.
To comply with Executive Order 111, the State University Construction Fund *SUCF) issued a program directive in February 2004.
The first directive was introduced on September 18, 2000 to reduce the proportion of ELV content going to landFill, supplemented by a second one last October.
economic and financial power is shown by the new draft of the Eighth Company Law Directive.

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