the statute book

Definition of the statute book

  1. —used to refer to the written laws that have been formally and officially approved by a government a law that is now on the statute book(s)

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government

    :  an act of a corporation or of its founder intended as a permanent rule

    :  an international instrument setting up an agency and regulating its scope or authority

  1. :  a set of written sheets of skin or paper or tablets of wood or ivory

    :  a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together between a front and back cover

    :  a long written or printed literary composition

  1. :  derived from books (see 1book 1) and not from practical experience

    :  shown by ledgers

  1. :  to register (as a name) for some future activity or condition (as to engage transportation or reserve lodgings)

    :  to schedule engagements for

    :  to set aside time for

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