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Spell Check of precedent

Correct spelling: precedent

Common misspellings for precedent:

  • precident (53%)
  • precendent (12%)
  • presedent (10%)
  • prescedent (2%)
  • precedant (2%)
  • precedented (2%)
  • precdent (2%)
  • presadent (2%)
  • precedential (2%)
  • prescident (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for precedent:

  1. A precedent is an authoritative case, example, or instance. The communism of the early Christians in Jerusalem is a wonderful example or instance of Christian liberality, but not a precedent for the universal church through all time. Cases decided by irregular or unauthorized tribunals are not precedents for the regular administration of law. An obiter dictum is an opinion outside of the case in hand, which can not be quoted as an authoritative precedent. Compare CAUSE; EXAMPLE.
  2. She had no precedent to guide her.
  3. There was no precedent to help.

Quotes for precedent:

  1. I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past. - Clara Barton
  2. When I won the belt, it was kind of a precedent... The only Canadian to have ever held it. - Owen Hart
  3. He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. - Thomas Paine
  4. When you raise issues with the President, try to come away with both that decision and also a precedent. Pose issues so as to evoke broader policy guidance. This can help to answer a range of similar issues likely to arise later. - Donald Rumsfeld
  5. Right now, my career is in three directions: as a performer, as an arranger, as an author- and I don't give any one of them true precedent, or true top marks, as opposed to the other two. - Mel Torme

Rhymes for precedent:

  1. antecedent.

Idioms for precedent:

  1. set a precedent