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Precept n. 1. a commandment or direction given as a rule of action or conduct. 2. an injunction as in moral conduct; maxim. 3. a procedural directive or rule, as for the performance of some technical operation. 4. Law. a written order issued pursuant to law. [ME < L praeprae- Pre- + -cipere, comb. form of capere to take]
-Syn. 1. directive, order, guide, instruction .
[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]
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