Meaning of commandment

com•mand•ment

Pronunciation: (ku-mand'munt, -mänd'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a command or mandate.
  2. (sometimes cap.) any of the Ten Commandments.
  3. the act or power of commanding.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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