Idiom: 'Golden rule'

What does 'Golden rule' mean?

Meaning: The golden rule is the most essential or fundamental rule associated with something. Originally, it was not a general reference to an all purpose first rule applicable to many groups or protocols, but referred to a verse in the Bible about treating people they way you would want them to treat you, which was considered the First Rule of behavior towards all by all.

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Country: International English | Subject Area: Money | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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