lex generalis

noun
lex ge·​ne·​ra·​lis | \ -ˌgenəˈrälə̇s \

Definition of lex generalis

Roman & civil law
: a law of general application as contrasted with one applicable to a particular person

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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 11 Aug. 2020.

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