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precedent

synonym (synonym of precedent)

  • (adjective)
    A precedent is an authoritative case, example, or instance. The communism of the early Christians in Jerusalem is a wonderful example or instance of C more.. (adjective)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions (noun.communication)
     

similar (similar with precedent)

  • preceding in time, order, or significance (adj.all)
    existing or coming before (adj.all)
     

hypernym (precedent IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions (noun.communication)
    the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation (noun.group)
     
  • a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time) (noun.communication)
    the subject matter of a conversation or discussion (noun.communication)
     
  • a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws (noun.group)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
  • an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time (noun.cognition)
    an item of information that is typical of a class or group (noun.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from precedent)

domain category (precedent is domain category of ....)

  • (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions (noun.communication)
    the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation (noun.group)
     
  • a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws (noun.group)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     

domain member category (.... is a member category of precedent domain)

  • (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions (noun.communication)
    (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him (noun.act)
     
synonym similar hypernym derivation domain category domain member category antecedent case instance case in point case law common law preceding example illustration instance civil law subject theme antecede antedate precede predate precedence antecedence civil law jurisprudence law service

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