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precept

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpriː.sept/ formal
a rule for action or behaviour, especially obtained from moral thought: This policy goes against common precepts of decency.
Translations of “precept”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指道德方面的)戒律,規矩,準則…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指道德方面的)戒律,规矩,准则…
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