how to pronounce precept

pɹsɛpt

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meanings of precept

noun:

  1. A written command, especially a demand for payment.
  2. A rate or tax set by a precept.
  3. A rule or principle, especially one governing personal conduct.
  4. (Britain) An order issued by one local authority to another specifying the rate of tax to be charged on its behalf.

verb:

  1. To teach by precepts.