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precedent

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precedent/ˈprɛsədənt/noun
pluralprecedents
precedent
/ˈprɛsədənt/
noun
pluralprecedents
Learner's definition of PRECEDENT  
somewhat formal
: a similar action or event that happened at an earlier time
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[noncount]
: something done or said that can be used as an example or rule to be followed in the future
[count]
[noncount]
[noncount]  : the usual or traditional way of doing something
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