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preceptnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpriː.sept/ formal
a ​rule for ​action or ​behaviour, ​especiallyobtained from ​moralthought: This ​policy goes against ​common precepts ofdecency.
(Definition of precept from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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preceptnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpri·sept/
a ​rule for ​action or ​behavior, esp. one ​based on ​moralconsideration: common precepts of ​decency
(Definition of precept from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指道德方面的)戒律,规矩,准则…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指道德方面的)戒律,規矩,準則…
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