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  1. com·mand·ment
    IPA[kəˈman(d)mənt]
  2. noun

    • 1. a divine rule, especially one of the Ten Commandments:

      the Sabbath had to be kept as ordered in the Fourth Commandment
    • 2. a rule to be observed as strictly as one of the Ten Commandments:

      she had followed her mother's commandments for long enough
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: commandment, plural noun: commandments

    • noun

      a divine rule, especially one of the Ten Commandments:

      a rule to be observed as strictly as one of the Ten Commandments:

    • (in the Bible) the divine rules of conduct given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, according to Exod. 20:1–17.
    • (in the Bible) the divine rules of conduct given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, according to Exod. 20:1–17.
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