pass into law

Definition of pass into law

  1. 1 :  to be approved (by a legislature) The proposal passed into law.

  2. 2 :  to approve (a proposed law) The bill was passed into law.

Word by Word Definitions

passplay
  1. :  move, proceed, go

    :  to go away :  depart

    :  die

  1. :  a means (as an opening, road, or channel) by which a barrier may be passed or access to a place may be gained

    :  a low place in a mountain range

    :  a position to be held usually against odds

  1. :  realization

    :  the act or an instance of passing :  passage

    :  a usually distressing or bad state of affairs

  1. :  a binding custom or practice of a community :  a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

    :  the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

    :  common law

  1. :  litigate

    :  to sue or prosecute at law


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