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statutes

noun
plural of statute

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a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature
  • a new antilittering statute

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  • higher laws
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“Statutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/statutes. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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