Dictum in a Sentence  ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Dictum

a statement or well-known remark that expresses an important idea or rule

Examples of Dictum in a sentence

As Sarah waited in the unemployment line, she recognized the truth of the dictum, โ€œlast hired; first firedโ€.  ๐Ÿ”Š

My suspicious aunt is quick to remind us of the dictum that encourages us to keep our enemies close.  ๐Ÿ”Š

When Jim foolishly ignored the financial dictum and spent more than he could afford, he found himself homeless after not having enough money to pay his rent.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Every doctor knows the dictum, โ€œfirst do no harmโ€.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Because Jason could not follow the safety dictum, he was suspended from the football team.  ๐Ÿ”Š

My mother was a rather talkative woman who had a dictum for every mistake I made as a teenager.  ๐Ÿ”Š

After Larry ignored the dictum his father taught him about following the law, he was arrested and sent to jail.  ๐Ÿ”Š

My eighty-year-old grandmother believes she has stayed healthy by obeying the dictum of eating an apple a day.  ๐Ÿ”Š

When the president spoke to the media, he made a dictum about the dangers of unrestricted government.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Treating others as you would like to be treated is an unwritten dictum that most people learn from their parents.  ๐Ÿ”Š

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