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Definition of Precedent

Precedent n. means: A judicial decision which serves as a rule for future determinations in similar or analogous cases; an authority to be followed in courts of justice; forms of proceeding to be followed in similar cases.

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Precedent n. means: A judicial decision which serves as a rule for future determinations in similar or analogous cases; an authority to be followed in courts of justice; forms of proceeding to be followed in similar cases.

Meaning of Precedent

Precedent (n.) means: A judicial decision which serves as a rule for future determinations in similar or analogous cases; an authority to be followed in courts of justice; forms of proceeding to be followed in similar cases.

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Authority (n.): A precedent; a decision of a court, an official declaration, or an opinion, saying, or statement worthy to be taken as a precedent.

Precedent (a.): Going before; anterior; preceding; antecedent; as, precedent services.

President (n.): Precedent.

Example (n.): That which resembles or corresponds with something else; a precedent; a model.

Precedented (a.): Having a precedent; authorized or sanctioned by an example of a like kind.

Unexampled (a.): Having no example or similar case; being without precedent; unprecedented; unparalleled.

Precedent (n.): Something done or said that may serve as an example to authorize a subsequent act of the same kind; an authoritative example.

Prejudication (n.): A previous treatment and decision of a point; a precedent.

Precedent (n.): A rough draught of a writing which precedes a finished copy.

Unprecedented (a.): Having no precedent or example; not preceded by a like case; not having the authority of prior example; novel; new; unexampled.

Precedent (n.): A preceding circumstance or condition; an antecedent; hence, a prognostic; a token; a sign.

Precedential (a.): Of the nature of a precedent; having force as an example for imitation; as, precedential transactions.

Particular (a.): Containing a part only; limited; as, a particular estate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder.

Precedent (n.): A judicial decision which serves as a rule for future determinations in similar or analogous cases; an authority to be followed in courts of justice; forms of proceeding to be followed in similar cases.

Example (v. t.): To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance.

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Meaning of Authority

Authority means: A precedent; a decision of a court, an official declaration, or an opinion, saying, or statement worthy to be taken as a precedent.

Meaning of Precedent

Precedent means: Going before; anterior; preceding; antecedent; as, precedent services.

Meaning of President

President means: Precedent.

Meaning of Example

Example means: That which resembles or corresponds with something else; a precedent; a model.

Meaning of Precedented

Precedented means: Having a precedent; authorized or sanctioned by an example of a like kind.

Meaning of Unexampled

Unexampled means: Having no example or similar case; being without precedent; unprecedented; unparalleled.

Meaning of Precedent

Precedent means: Something done or said that may serve as an example to authorize a subsequent act of the same kind; an authoritative example.

Meaning of Prejudication

Prejudication means: A previous treatment and decision of a point; a precedent.

Meaning of Precedent

Precedent means: A rough draught of a writing which precedes a finished copy.

Meaning of Unprecedented

Unprecedented means: Having no precedent or example; not preceded by a like case; not having the authority of prior example; novel; new; unexampled.

Meaning of Precedent

Precedent means: A preceding circumstance or condition; an antecedent; hence, a prognostic; a token; a sign.

Meaning of Precedential

Precedential means: Of the nature of a precedent; having force as an example for imitation; as, precedential transactions.

Meaning of Particular

Particular means: Containing a part only; limited; as, a particular estate, or one precedent to an estate in remainder.

Meaning of Precedent

Precedent means: A judicial decision which serves as a rule for future determinations in similar or analogous cases; an authority to be followed in courts of justice; forms of proceeding to be followed in similar cases.

Meaning of Example

Example means: To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance.

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