Noun(1) an authoritative declaration(2) an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
(1) ├ö├ç├┐Where there is smoke there is fire├ö├ç├û, says the old dictum .(2) He transformed the esoteric realm of quantum physics, and along the way discovered anti-matter by applying the dictum that mathematical beauty is a guide to truth.(3) As a result, by the eve of World War II, no one seriously questioned the dictum of Gen George Marshall, Army chief of staff, that no democracy could endure a 10-year war.(4) For example, the authors accept the dictum that the nineteenth century Church was a ├ö├ç├┐young men's Church├ö├ç├û while the twentieth century church is ├ö├ç├┐a women's church├ö├ç├û.(5) The old dictum of ├ö├ç├┐show, don't tell├ö├ç├û comes to mind here.(6) the old dictum ├ö├ç├┐might is right├ö├ç├û(7) It's simply an aspect of Lord Acton's old dictum that ├ö├ç├┐Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely├ö├ç├û.(8) Mostly he uses his surgeon's instinct to follow the dictum of the great American short story writer Raymond Carver: ├ö├ç├┐Get in and get out fast.├ö├ç├û(9) the old dictum ├ö├ç┬úmight makes right.├ö├ç├ÿ(10) Mr Morris emphasised the importance of a consensus between the three parties being reached, rather than a ministerial dictum imposed.(11) The truth of the dictum has been demonstrated in history, both ancient and recent, time and again.(12) In conjunction, increasingly in evidence are the effects predicted by the dictum that all wars are politics by other means.(13) The authors have taken the ancient dictum to heart: ├ö├ç├┐If you can't explain it, describe the hell out of it.├ö├ç├û(14) This review is only testament to that old over-used dictum : A picture is worth a thousand words.(15) This dictum has resulted in some members posted ashore being required to complete significant periods at sea, with little certainty of the extent to which they may be used as an operational relief.(16) It is speculation to buy contemporary art in the expectation that it will appreciate more than average once the artist is dead, and here the above dictum is wise advice.
(1) obiter dictum :: dictum obiter
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