lex generalis

noun

lex ge·​ne·​ra·​lis
-ˌgenəˈrälə̇s
Roman & civil law
: a law of general application as contrasted with one applicable to a particular person

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, general law

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“Lex generalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lex%20generalis. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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