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motto

noun

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a short sentence or phrase that expresses a rule guiding the behavior of a particular person or group
  • "Hope for the best and prepare for the worst" is my motto.
  • The Scout motto is "Be prepared."

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

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“Motto.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motto. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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