Translation of precept in Spanish:

precept

precepto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpriːsɛpt//ˈpriˌsɛpt/

noun

  • 1

    precepto masculine
    • To sum up, we can say that the form of the moral law as a categorical imperative is the personal command of God and that the general precepts of this law constitute the content of his will.
    • But this does not mean that the Prince is amoral; it merely indicates that he was honest enough to face the difficulty of adjusting political behaviour to moral precepts.
    • Very few of them received an Arnoldian education though they would have imbibed the same moral precepts.
    • Thundering with divine authority and flowing with moral clarity, these precepts function as a mirror to show where humankind stands on the highest standard of moral and ethical behaviour.
    • Within these rules or precepts are five which are undertaken by all those trying to adhere to a Buddhist way of life.
    • It then promotes this into a moral precept for life in general.
    • But though they mistook his observations of human behaviour for universal precepts, he must take some of the blame.
    • Moreover, religious moral precepts designate legal from illegal, right from wrong, in society.
    • For example, Albert the Great remarked that the more general a precept is, the more properly it may be said to belong to the natural law.
    • Candidates were to demonstrate in their lives the precepts of the Golden Rule.
    • Now, we can certainly discuss whether the criteria I use to determine which behavior or set of precepts is more moral than another are reasonable or unreasonable criteria.
    • These intuitionist approaches, whether at the level of specific precepts or general principles, are not only theoretically unsatisfying, but are also quite unhelpful in practical matters.
    • Then the aspirant has her head shaved and takes her first set of precepts, 10 training rules.
    • Elder initiated men also instruct them in moral precepts and beliefs.
    • It involves rules and precepts - the do's and don'ts of life with others - as well as explicit instructions, exhortations, and training.
    • It can also mean a precept, rule, principle, maxim, formula or method.
    • Too many attitudes will have become ingrained, too many old moral precepts will have disappeared.
    • The general structural and moral precepts around which these relationships are constituted are evident at certain stages of beer drinks.
    • He was a theologian with well-defined critiques of secularism and unhealthy laxity of behavior on moral precepts.
    • The five precepts are the nearest rules to the Ten Commandments.