prescribed usage

prescribed usage
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  • prescribed — adjective 1. set down as a rule or guide (Freq. 2) • Similar to: ↑nonarbitrary, ↑unarbitrary 2. fixed or established especially by order or command (Freq. 1) at the time appointed (or the appointed time ) • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • observance — (n.) early 13c., act performed in accordance with prescribed usage, especially a religious or ceremonial one, from O.Fr. observance, from L. observantia act of keeping customs, attention, from observantem (nom. observans), prp. of observare (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • book of hours — Usage: sometimes capitalized B&H : a book containing prayers or offices appointed to be said at the canonical hours * * * a book containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from Scripture, and rites for the canonical hours. Also, Book of …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

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