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Sinônimos de precept

(substantivo) 
Definition
a rule of conduct
the precepts of Buddhism
Sinônimos
rule
the rule against retrospective prosecution
,
order
Mr North had been arrested on the orders of the Spanish government.
,
law
the laws of the Church of England
, , ,
command
The tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
,
regulation
new safety regulations
,
instruction
No reason for this instruction was given.
,
decree
He issued a decree ordering all unofficial armed groups to disband.
,
mandate
The union already has a mandate to ballot for a strike.
,
canon
These measures offended all the accepted canons of political economy.
,
statute
a new statute to take in both pay and discrimination laws
,
ordinance
ordinances that restrict building development
,
commandment
, ,
dictum
his dictum that the priority of the government must be the health of the people
(substantivo) 
Definition
a rule for morals
the precept, `If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well'
Sinônimos
maxim
I believe in the maxim `if it ain't broke, don't fix it'.
,
saying
that old saying: `Charity begins at home'
,
rule
An important rule is to drink plenty of water.
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principle
a violation of the basic principles of Marxism
, ,
motto
What is your regiment's motto?
,
dictum
the dictum that it is preferable to be roughly right than precisely wrong
,
axiom
the long-held axiom that education leads to higher income
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byword
Loyalty, support, and secrecy became the bywords of the day.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of axiom
Definition
a generally accepted principle
the long-held axiom that education leads to higher income
Sinônimos
in the sense of byword
Definition
a common saying
Loyalty, support, and secrecy became the bywords of the day.
Sinônimos
gnome,
saw (old-fashioned),
apophthegm
in the sense of canon
Definition
a general rule or standard
These measures offended all the accepted canons of political economy.

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