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precedent
used in Antony and Cleopatra

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Definition
an example from a prior time — typically used to justify similar occurrences at a later time (especially a judicial decision)
  • Do it at once; Or thy precedent services are all But accidents unpurpos'd.
    4.14 — Act 4 Scene 14 — Alexandria. Another Room (56% in)

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