guidelines
guidelines guidelines n. hypen is changed from WN: adjust hier. a rule or set of rules giving guidance on how to behave in a situation.

Note: a situation to which the guidelines are considered applicable is described as "falling within the guidelines"

Syn: guideline, guidepost, rule of thumb. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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