precedential

[ pres-i-den-shuhl ]
/ ˌprɛs ɪˈdɛn ʃəl /

adjective

of the nature of or constituting a precedent.
having precedence.

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Origin of precedential

First recorded in 1635–45; precedent + -ial

OTHER WORDS FROM precedential

non·prec·e·den·tial, adjectiveun·prec·e·den·tial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for precedential

precedential
/ (ˌprɛsɪˈdɛnʃəl) /

adjective

of, involving, or serving as a precedent
having precedence

Derived forms of precedential

precedentially, adverb
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