precept

  1. rule of personal conduct
  2. a doctrine that is taught

Precept

A precept (from the præcipere, to teach) is a commandment, instruction, or order intended as an authoritative rule of action. ==Religion== In religion, precepts are usually commands respecting moral conduct. ===Christianity=== The term is encountered frequently in the Jewish and Christian Scriptures: The usage of precepts in the Revised Standard ...
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Precept

• (v. t.) To teach by precepts.
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Precept

Pre'cept noun [ Latin praeceptum , from praecipere to take beforehand, to instruct, teach; prae before + capere to take: confer French précepte . See Pre- , and Capacious .] 1. Any commandment, instruction, or order intended as an authoritati...
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Precept

Pre'cept transitive verb To teach by precepts. [ Obsolete] Bacon.
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precept

a doctrine that is taught
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Precept

A writ directed to the sheriff or other officer, commanding him to do something. The term is derived from the operative praecipimus, we command.
Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/p134.htm

precept

rule of personal conduct
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precept

rule of personal conduct
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Precept

The way in which county councils, police authorities, parish councils and some fire authorities raise funds through the council tax. Their charges are all included in a single bill issued by a billing authority.
Found on http://society.guardian.co.uk/glossary/page/0,,646470,00.html

precept

Writ issued by person of authority commanding a subordinate official to perform an act.
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