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  1. precedent

    • n.
      an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances;a previous case or legal decision that may be or (binding precedent) must be followed in subsequent similar cases
    • adj.
      preceding in time, order, or importance
    • noun: precedent, plural noun: precedents

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances there are substantial precedents for using interactive media in training
    • a previous case or legal decision that may be or (binding precedent) must be followed in subsequent similar cases we hope to set a legal precedent to protect hundreds of miles of green lanes

    形容詞

    • 1. preceding in time, order, or importance a precedent case
    • 更多解釋
    • n.
      an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in ... there are substantial precedents for using interactive media in training breaking with all precedent
    • adj.
      preceding in time, order, or importance: a precedent case

    Oxford American Dictionary

  2. 知識+

    • THE Doctrine of precedent

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    • What is a precedent

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    • 請較一個英文句子

      ...一條款的理解恐有偏差. The making of an award shall be a condition precedent to any right of action against the Company. making : 形成; 成立 award...