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guideline

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishguidelineguide‧line /ˈɡaɪdlaɪn/ ●●○ AWL noun [countable usually plural]  1 INSTRUCTIONSrules or instructions about the best way to do somethingguideline for a new set of guidelines for teachersguideline on guidelines on the employment of childrendraw up/issue guidelines The hospital has issued new guidelines on the treatment of mentally ill patients. This chapter gives you some guidelines to help you in your work.clear/strict guidelines Today most planning authorities enforce fairly strict guidelines on new houses.2 something that helps you form an opinion or make a decision When starting a new business, try to follow these general guidelines.within ... guidelines Teachers can choose books within certain broad guidelines.
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guidelineIn December, the agency withdrew its 1987 guideline recommending regular mammograms for all women 40 and older.You can use them as a guideline of what to watch out for.If anything, I felt the alcohol guideline was more cautionary than before.The only editorial guideline was that the subject should have something to do with leisure software for home computers.A Durham City vehicle was despatched but could not get there within the 19-minute national guideline time for ambulance call-outs.This provides us with our next guideline.Most of the recipes in this book will give an internal temperature recommendation rather than a minutes-per-pound guideline.
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