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Synonyms of instruction in English:


  • 1 if a prisoner disobeys an instruction, he will be punished
    order, command, directive, direction, decree, edict, injunction, mandate, dictate, commandment, diktat, demand, bidding, requirement, stipulation, charge, ruling, mandate, pronouncement;
    informal say-so
    literary behest
    rare rescript
  • 2 (instructions) read the instructions to find out
    directions, key, guide, recipe, specification;
    handbook, manual, guide, booklet, reference manual, ABC, A to Z, companion;
    Latin vade mecum
    informal bible
  • 3 an officer in the Royal Engineers provided instruction in demolition work
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