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guidelinenoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈɡaɪd.laɪn/ us   /ˈɡaɪd.laɪn/
C1 information intended to advise people on how something should be done or what something should be: The EU has issued guidelines on appropriate levels of pay for part-time manual workers.

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guidelinenoun [C]

us   /ˈɡɑɪdˌlɑɪn/
a piece of information that suggests how something should be done: The article gives guidelines on how to invest your money safely.
(Definition of guideline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “guideline”
in Chinese (Simplified) 指导方针, 指导原则, 准则…
in Chinese (Traditional) 指導方針, 指導原則, 準則…
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