以儆效尤

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to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
warn; admonish to mimic the wrongdoing of others; to follow and do a wrong thing
simp. and trad.
(以儆效尤)
效尤

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以儆效尤

  1. to make a public demonstration of punishing a wrongdoer in order to deter innocents who might mimic the example of the wrongdoer

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