rule of thumb

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Formula or observation accepted (1) generally as practical knowledge based on experience (although not as a scientific law), or (2) uncritically as the way the things or the world works. Also called empirical formula.

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There is a general rule of thumb on the website that if you rent too many referrals too soon, you will not get as many clicks.
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You should always try to stick to any rule of thumb you have so that you know you are doing the right thing.
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You should always try to adhere to the rule of thumb because it will keep you doing the most logical thing.
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