Hindi translation of 'precedent'
precedent /ˈpresɪdənt ˈप्रेसिडन्ट्/
Word forms: precedents
If there is a precedent for an action or event, it has happened before, and this can be regarded as an argument for doing it again.[formal]
The decision could set a precedent for other public institutions.
a precedent for something
set/establish/create/follow a precedent
a dangerous/historical/legal precedent
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Example Sentences Including 'precedent'
You will find that most Congresspeople will not be willing to set the precedent, no matter how meaningless such a precedent might be.The Complete Stories Volume 2
Such a precedent created a vacuum of uncertainty, which could not be permitted.GYPSY MASALA (2004)
And unless we lay down some sort of precedent none of our guests will ever leave again.TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2003)
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Translation of precedent from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary