Sentence Examples

  • She was setting a precedent for the future.
  • Preventing violent crimes and crimes against the weak usually take precedent over fraud and economic crimes.
  • Whether or not the merger works better without Mr. Green, the method of his disposal is a dangerous precedent.
  • Appeal panels are not bound by precedent or by any notional percentage of appeals which they must uphold in parents' favor.
  • He set the precedent in the history of art.

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