Definitions for preceptˈpri sɛpt
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rule of personal conduct
teaching, precept, commandment(noun)
a doctrine that is taught
"the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
A rule or principle, especially one governing personal conduct.
A written command, especially a demand for payment.
Origin: From praeceptum, form of praecipere, from prae + capere.
to teach by precepts
A precept is a commandment, instruction, or order intended as an authoritative rule of action.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Example is the best precept.
A good example is far better than a good precept.
The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual.
There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it.
Here's the rule for bargains: Do other men, for they would do you. That's the true business precept.
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