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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Statements or other indications of policies or procedures by which to determine a course of action.

Usage examples (36)
  • The hospital has issued new guidelines on the treatment of mentally ill patients.
  • And the only smart-ass remark we have in our guidelines is the bit about Ms. Ainsworth.
  • You must be a pirate for the Pirate's Code to apply and you're not, and the code is more of what you call guidelines than actual rules.
  • How the names stack up against those guidelines is unclear. for more
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