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dictum

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formal a statement or well-known remark that expresses an important idea, observation, or opinion
  • A doctor must follow the dictum of "First, do no harm."

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The first known use of dictum was circa 1586

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“Dictum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dictum. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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