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axiom

noun

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formal an idea or statement put forth and accepted as true by many people
  • The retired judge recounted the old legal axiom which states that justice and law are not always the same.

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The first known use of axiom was in the 15th century

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“Axiom.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/axiom. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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