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Law

  1. Patrono:ISO 639-3

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Most common English words: ground « understand « fine « #431: law » show » terms » sort

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From Old English lagu, from Proto-Norse *lagu, Old Norse lǫg (pl.)

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Law

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countable and uncountable; plural laws

Law (countable and uncountable; plural laws)
  1. (uncountable) The body of rules and standards issued by a government, or to be applied by courts and similar authorities.
    By law, one is not allowed to own a wallaby in New York City.
  2. A particular such rule.
    It is against the law to drive on that road.
  3. (more generally) A written or understood rule that concerns behaviours and the appropriate consequences thereof. Laws are usually associated with mores.
    "Mind your own business" is a good law to follow.
  4. A one-sided contract.
  5. A well-established, observed physical characteristic or behavior of nature.
    Newton and Einstein understood the law of gravitation in very different ways.
  6. (mathematics) A statement that is true under specified conditions.
  7. A category of English "common law" petitions that request monetary relief, as opposed to relief in forms other than a monetary judgment; compare to "equity".
  8. Patrono:Cricket One of the official rules of cricket as codified by the MCC.
  9. (slang, uncountable) The police.
    Here comes the law — run!

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From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lewo-.

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Law m. [[Category:Patrono:Dsb nouns|Law]]

  1. lion

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Law (plural Laws)

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Law

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Laws

  1. law
  2. rounded hill (usually conical, frequently isolated or conspicuous)

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Law [[Category:Patrono:Srn verbs|Law]]

  1. To be crazy

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