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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rule or principle that provides direction or advice regarding appropriate behavior; A detailed plan or explanation to direct you in setting standards or determining a course of action;

Usage examples (37)
  • The most important guideline is the most fundamental: Don't be late.
  • A common guideline is that you cannot try to "break existing habits."
  • I have found the most reliable guideline is to watch what the locals do.
  • The plan is a long-term guideline for possible capital projects and is required by the state. for more
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