laws

plural of law
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as in constitutions
a collection or system of rules of conduct it's important to obey the law at all times, or else you might end up in jail

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as in police
the department of government that keeps order, fights crime, and enforces statutes a petty thief who had somehow managed to avoid the law for most of his life

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“Laws.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laws. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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