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English noun: commandment

1. commandment (communication) something that is commanded


Broader (hypernym)bid, bidding, command, dictation


Instance hyponymDecalogue, Ten Commandments

2. commandment (cognition) a doctrine that is taught


SamplesThe teachings of religion.
He believed all the Christian precepts.


Synonymsprecept, teaching


Broader (hypernym)doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought


Narrower (hyponym)Golden Rule, mitsvah, mitzvah









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