Noun(1) an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time(2) (civil law(3) a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws(4) a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time
Adjective(1) preceding in time, order, or significance
(1) What a pleasing precedent any unlikely victory would set!(2) We all have to go through the same nonsense, which seems crazy considering the precedent set at the first hearing.(3) If this court hears the case, they say, any decision would set a precedent and would have ramifications across the country.(4) His first and main ground is that the Inspector had no basis for his conclusion on the precedent effect.(5) A lower court cannot set precedent , and must follow any higher courts decision.(6) It's a great adrenaline rush to set precedent or prior learning on its ear.(7) This is both illogical and a precedent we should not allow to be set.(8) I am going to break with the precedent set by the previous speaker and actually talk about the bill before the House.(9) I want the kind of precedent I have seen in Europe followed here.(10) Once these spaces are let go to development there would be no stopping further development because there would be a precedent set.(11) However, based on precedent the cards are stacked against them.(12) The precedent it set does not augur well for future similar elections.(13) I shall add to the definition of humanly free agents, that they are agents whose choices do not have fully deterministic precedent causes.(14) It is the sort of precedent we are seeing in other legislation.(15) I just want to go back to some of the precedent issues of the settlement process.(16) The result is a game of spot the allusion, with the final mass exodus dictated more by Chekhovian precedent than any kind of political logic.
(1) condition precedent :: Voraussetzung
1. model ::
2. case in point ::
Fall in Punkt
3. common law ::
1. after ::
2. following ::
3. later ::
4. posterior ::
5. subsequent ::
Different Formsprecedent, precedents
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and it seems like
a dangerous PRECEDENT
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 13
There is a PRECEDENT
to relieve a Kingsguard of his duties.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1
And they could only think one thing
because there's a clear PRECEDENT.
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 8
English to German Dictionary: precedent
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