Use Precedent in a sentence
Meaning: [adjective] a previous occurrence;
The lawyers found bad precedents to justify a bad measure.
The following examples are instructive and serve as precedents.
The decision was cited as precedent in subsequent censorship cases.
She supports her feminism by citing biblical precedent.
The text is in places heavily dependent on classical precedent.
The former may require a legal precedent.
Trial courts are required to follow precedent.
Such a claim is not without precedent .