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Meaning of GUIDELINE

Pronunciation:  'gId`lIn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
  2. [n]  guidance relative to setting standards or determining a course of action
  3. [n]  a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters

GUIDELINE is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: guidepost, rule of thumb
 See Also: counsel, counseling, counselling, direction, guidance, line, regulation, rule



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