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precedent
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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an example from a prior time — typically used to justify similar occurrences at a later time (especially a judicial decision)
  • He drew up briefs, served summonses, examined deeds and records, and searched out precedents.
    Chapter 49 (18% in)

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