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golden rule

noun

Simple Definition of golden rule

  • the Golden Rule : a general rule for how to behave that says that you should treat people the way you would like other people to treat you

  • : an important rule to follow when you do something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of golden rule

  1. 1 capitalized G&R :  a rule of ethical conduct referring to Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31: do to others as you would have them do to you

  2. 2 :  a guiding principle

Examples of golden rule in a sentence

  1. I try to live by the Golden Rule.

  2. The golden rule in sales is to know your customer.



1753

First Known Use of golden rule

1753


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