Meaning of “commandment” in the English Dictionary

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"commandment" in British English

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commandmentnoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈmɑːnd.mənt/ us /kəˈmænd.mənt/

often literary an order, especially one of the Ten Commandments

(Definition of “commandment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Commandment" in American English

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Commandmentnoun [ C ]

us /kəˈmænd·mənt/

any of the ten important rules of behavior that the Bible says were given by God to Moses

(Definition of “Commandment” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)