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Spell Check of precept

Correct spelling: precept

Definition of precept:

  1. An authoritative rule respecting moral conduct; a maxim; a mandate in writing.

Common misspellings for precept:

recept, precipt.


Google Ngram Viewer results for precept:

This graph shows how "precept" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for precept:

  1. It is all founded on one beautiful commercial precept – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  2. Hence the precept Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life." – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  3. Example, they say, is better than precept – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston