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Synonyms and antonyms for precedent

1. precedent (n.)

an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time


2. precedent (n.)

(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions

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3. precedent (n.)

a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)


4. precedent (adj.)

preceding in time, order, or significance

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5. precedent (n.)

a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws