precedent Meaning and Definition

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مقدم ہونا

muqaddam hona

مثال

misaal

نمونہ

namona

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Definitions

English definition for precedent

1. n. an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time

2. n. (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions

3. n. a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)

4. n. a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws

5. s. preceding in time, order, or significance

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In common law legal systems, a precedent, or authority, is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts.
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