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guideline

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EtymologyEdit

From guide + line

NounEdit

guideline (plural guidelines)

  1. A non-specific rule or principle that provides direction to action or behaviour.
    He considered the Ten Commandments more a guideline than a requirement.
  2. A plan or explanation to guide one in setting standards or determining a course of action.
  3. A light line, used in lettering, to help align the text.

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