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precedent
used in Fast Food Nation

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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)
  • The contrast between the thin, fit, and well-to-do and the illness-ridden, poor, and obese has no historical precedent.
    p. 274.6

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