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Definition of "precedential" []

  • Of, relating to, or constituting a precedent. (adjective)
  • Having precedence. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "precedential" in a sentence
  • "This is as close to a logical deduction as you get in precedential reasoning, but lots of people disagree."
  • ""This is as close to a logical deduction as you get in precedential reasoning,""
  • "Such a settlement wouldn 't "have any precedential value" for plaintiffs' attorneys in the suits, he says."
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