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rubric

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noun
  • words put as a heading, esp to show or explain how sth should be done, etc [Barron]
  • heading, title, or category [Nandigam]
    1. a title, heading, direction, or the like, in a manuscript, book, statute, etc., written or printed in red or otherwise distinguished from the rest of the text
    2. any established mode of conduct or procedure; protocol
    [Webster]

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