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Another word for precept

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Noun
  1. A principle governing affairs within or among political units

      1. A member of a clerical group living according to a canon, or rule
      2. An ecclesiastical law or code of laws established by a church council.
      3. A secular law, rule, or code of law.
      1. (Roman Catholic Church) A doctrinal or disciplinary act of an ecclesiastical authority.
      2. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      3. An administrative act applying or interpreting articles of canon law.
      1. Any command or order
      2. An official public proclamation or order issued by authority; decree
      3. A decree or proclamation issued by an authority and having the force of law.
      1. A digest of or commentary on such principles or rudiments, especially a legal abstract.
      2. An institution for advanced study, research, and instruction in a restricted field
      3. An established principle, law, custom, or usage
      1. A rule of conduct or procedure established by custom, agreement, or authority.
      2. A statute, ordinance, or other rule enacted by a legislature.
      3. Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
      1. A direction or command of an authoritative nature
      2. A statute or regulation, especially one enacted by a city government.
      3. An established or prescribed practice or usage, esp. a religious rite
      1. A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
      2. Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
      3. The action of establishing a rule, law, or direction.
      1. The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
      2. A governmental order having the force of law.
      3. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
      1. A declaration, order, etc. made by a judge or court in deciding a specific question or point of law
      2. A minor regulation or law.
      3. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
    See also:

    law

Another word for precept

Noun
      1. A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs and military strategy.
      2. A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief, as by a religious, political, scientific, or philosophic group; dogma.
      3. A rule, theory, or principle of law
      1. A law enacted by a legislature.
      2. A law passed by a legislative body and set forth in a formal document
      3. An established rule; formal regulation
      1. A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
      2. A legal doctrine or principle.
      3. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
    See also:

    law

    doctrine