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Precedent

I would rather create a precedent than find one.  (William Douglas)

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Definition:

Precedent (n.)  :  an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances;  an example or instance used to justify later similar occurrences.

Synonyms  :  model, example, instance, criterion, yardstick, standard, lead, guide, antecedent, authority.

Scrabble Value:

P = 3 points
R = 1 point
E = 1 point
C = 3 points
E = 1 point
D = 2 points
E = 1 point
N = 1 point
T = 1 point

Precedent is worth at least 14 points in the game of scrabble.

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16 July 2018 06:50

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