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Precedent

Spanish
English

precedent
N

precedent
N

precedent
N

precedente
ADJ

precedente
ADJ

to establish a precedent
V

sentar un precedente
V
to lay down a precedent
V


en lo precedente
ADV

sin precedente
ADJ

sin precedente
ADJ

sin precedentes
ADJ
unprecedented
ADJ

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English Definitions

precedent
N
an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
precedent
N
(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
precedent
N
a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
precedent
N
a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)
precedent
preceding in time, order, or significance
having or supported or justified by a precedent
with precedent
having precedence (especially because of longer service)
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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