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Meaning of PRECEPT

Pronunciation:  'preesept

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a doctrine that is taught; "the teaching of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
  2. [n]  rule of personal conduct

PRECEPT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: principle, teaching
 See Also: caveat emptor, doctrine, ethic, ethical code, Golden Rule, higher law, hypothetical imperative, ism, moral principle, philosophy, prescript, rule, school of thought



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pre"cept\, v. t.
To teach by precepts. [Obs.] --Bacon.

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