Definition of 'precept'
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Used Occasionally. precept is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: precept NOUN
A precept is a general rule that helps you to decide how you should behave in particular circumstances.
...an electoral process based on the precept that all people are born equal.
Definition of precept from the Collins English Dictionary
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