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Another word for dictum

  1. Pronouncement

      1. An authoritative command
      2. A guiding principle:
      3. A guiding principle or requirement
      1. Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.
      2. The act of asserting.
      1. An administrative act applying or interpreting articles of canon law.
      2. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      3. (Roman Catholic Church) A doctrinal or disciplinary act of an ecclesiastical authority.
  2. Proverb

      1. An early, single-barreled, automatic machine gun
      2. A concisely expressed principle or rule of conduct, or a statement of a general truth
      1. An old saying that has been popularly accepted as a truth
      2. A saying that sets forth a general truth and that has gained credit through long use.
      1. A rule of moral conduct; maxim
      2. (Law) A direction or order issued by an authority; a writ, command, or process.
      3. A commandment or direction meant as a rule of action or conduct
      1. The act of one who says
      2. Something said; esp., an adage, proverb, or maxim
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