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名词

neolog

golden rule

noun

Definitions of golden rule

a basic rule that should always be followed to succeed in a particular task or activity

a rule of statutory interpretation that allows a judge to depart from a word's usual meaning in order to avoid an unreasonable, illogical or absurd result

The court held that no one should profit from a crime, and so applied the golden rule to prevent an undesirable result.