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noun as in direction

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Wilma Wooten, San Diego’s public health officer, confirmed this, and said current guidelines do not allow camp-style child care locations to operate during normal school hours.

We need to build the public trust, and to do that you have to do things consistently, carefully follow simple guidelines.

Loftus said the difficulties acquiring devices and connectivity services are exacerbated by changing local and state guidelines.

Another important guideline that many publishing sites will give you is the word count of the articles.

Despite the pandemic and the widespread awareness of how the virus spreads, Yadav says that many of her customers simply refuse to follow the guidelines.

From Quartz

Even the doctors on the 2013 cholesterol guideline committee hired other people to read the literature for them.

But for the over-worked, guideline-driven doc-in-a-box, low-carb diets still have a daunting public relations battle to overcome.

But I do know I would not read a guideline or listen to the screeching admonishments from across the political spectrum.

After every quadrennial vice-presidential audition, another cautionary guideline emerges.

He complained to a judge that he was paying temporary spousal support that “far exceeds guideline levels.”

Attaching his suit to the guideline nearby, part of the rim's "hairnet," he crept out over the inside edge of the rim.

Even with the help of the guideline it was often difficult enough to find our way.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guideline, such as: code, ground rule, guidance, instruction, protocol, and rule.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.