Guideline meaning

gīdlīn
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A standard or principle by which to make a judgment or determine a policy or course of action.
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A statement or other indication of policy or procedure by which to determine a course of action.

Guidelines for the completion of tax returns.

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The definition of a guideline is something used to define how a judgment or policy is made.

An example of a guideline is all actors trying out for a part by performing a scene made popular by a famous actor.

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A non-specific rule or principle that provides direction to action or behaviour.

He considered the Ten Commandments more a guideline than a requirement.

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A plan or explanation to guide one in setting standards or determining a course of action.
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A light line, used in lettering, to help align the text.
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Origin of guideline