guideline

  

Definition

Recommended practice that allows some discretion or leeway in its interpretation, implementation, or use.

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  • You should try to follow every guideline set up by your company but sometimes you may have to bend them a bit.

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  • When you are painting a portrait, there is a set of guidelines you need to follow to make sure you capture the person's likeness on canvas.

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  • You should try to follow every guideline set up by your company but sometimes you may have to bend them a bit.

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