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laws

noun , plural of law

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1 a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature
  • a record number of laws were passed in that legislative session
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2 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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3 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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