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command

Etymology: L, commendare, to protect
an order given to the computer to execute a specific instruction, such as a code that evokes a particular program or performs a particular function.

command,

n the portion of a computer-related instruction that specifies the operation to be performed. A term used with hardware operations.
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Luther concludes his remarks on this commandment by stressing mutual cherishing and love in marriage:
While Passover represents freedom from physical bondage in ancient Egypt, Shavuot represents spiritual freedom through the study and practice of God's commandments in the ``tree of life,'' the Torah.
Commandment eight: "Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Bruneau also recommended making a spelling alteration in the fifth commandment, where the word "honor" was for some reason anglicized to "honour.
It's wrong," came the thunderous response, "because that's detraction, and it's a sin against the Eighth Commandment.
Commandment #5: Criticism should only be used if you've Left on principle.
In the Jewish version, the First Commandment isn't so much a commandment as a statement.
Gibson naturally has a different understanding of this commandment (indeed, Catholics and Protestants do not agree on the numbering of the commandment at issue here), which is why images of Christ are so ingrained in Catholic modes of worship and evangelism.
We claim that we are using this commandment when we employ it as a command to attend church on Sunday.
Hands up, all those who find the Ten Commandments irrational, inconsistent, and scary.
As for the commandment against adultery, again, it would be easy to decry the hypocrisy of political and religious leaders who trumpet the commandments while their extracurricular exploits help sell tabloid newspapers.
Less than half (45 %) can recall the commandment to "Honor thy father and mother.