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1 a statement or body of statements concerning faith or morals proclaimed by a church
  • members of the church must abide by its canons

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2 a record of a series of items (as names or titles) usually arranged according to some system
  • the canon of plays that are attributed to William Shakespeare

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3 a collection or system of rules of conduct
  • the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility is a lawyer's canon

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“Canons.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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