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guideline

noun

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something usually in writing that shows or tells how something should be done
  • The government has issued new guidelines for following a healthy and balanced diet.
  • Here are some basic guidelines for helping you choose a dishwasher.

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The first known use of guideline was in 1785

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“Guideline.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/guideline. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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