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rubric

(Authoritative rule), noun act, bylaw, canon, code, convention, dictate, enactment, institution, law, measure, ordinance, precept, prescription, rule, ruling, statute

rubric

(Title), noun caption, classification, designation, division, genus, grouping, head, headline, label, superscription
See also: article, bylaw, caption, code, constitution, designation, dictate, direction, directive, law, measure, order, precept, prescription, principle, statute, title

rubric

1 the headnote of a law report setting out the main facts and the point of law decided in the case.
2 the long title of an Act of Parliament. Both usages derive from the fact that these parts used to be printed in red.

RUBRIC, civil law. The title or inscription of any law or statute, because the copyists formerly drew and painted the title of laws and statutes rubro colore, in red letters. Ayl. Pand. B. 1, t. 8; Diet. do Juris. h.t.

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If the rubrics for Maundy Thursday could reflect this reality, we would receive forgiveness without confessing.
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Students especially expressed their increased knowledge base for the adaptations needed (to measure the levels of students), the significance of the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments and district curriculum mandates, assessment techniques (including more performance-based means as student teachers designed their own rubrics to be aligned with the PSSA's standards), portfolio implementation, the available resources, and ways to implement effective learning centers.
Published originally in 1899, this influential book provided a guide to the simple and gracious celebration of the Book of Common Prayer rites in accordance with the rubrics and canons that govern its use.
The newer part of the site allows searches under many different rubrics, for instance building type, architect, place, photographer and date of photograph.
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