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Meanings and phrases
- preceding in time, order, or significance
- an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time; case in point
- (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions; case law; common law
- a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws; common law; case law
- a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)
- These set a precedent for worldwide construction.
- This project set a precedent in the field of heat power tariffication .
- This was the first time 512(f) had been enforced in court, and set a precedent.
- His later victory over servitude became the legal precedent in Massachusetts.
- Some observers said it could set a legal precedent that criminalizes the practice.
- 130 feminist associations demanded that the sentence set legal precedent for the future.
- This followed the precedent set by Reedman's counterpart in South Africa, the statement said.
- It reversed the precedent set in "MAI Systems Corp. v. Peak Computer, Inc.", 991 F.2d 511 (9th Cir.
- The structures follow the precedent set by earlier park structures by using native sandstone laid in a random ashlar pattern.
- Some topics are without precedent in Islam's early period.
- Chaucer's use of such a wide range of classes and types of people was without precedent in English.
- As such it is one of the first of this category in Bengali literature although not without precedent.
- There was no precedent for this kind of agony".
- As the parties came to an agreement, no precedent was set.
- He said the ruling sets no precedent.