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maxim

noun [C]  /ˈmæk·sɪm/ us  
a brief statement of a general truth, principle, or rule for behavior: She lived by the maxim, "Do right, risk consequences."
Translations of “maxim”
in Spanish máxima…
in French maxime…
in German Grundsatz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 格言, 基本原理, 行為準則…
in Russian афоризм, принцип…
in Turkish özdeyiş, düstur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 格言, 基本原理, 行为准则…
in Polish maksyma…
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