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Translingual[]

Abbreviation[]

Law

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English[]

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

Etymology[]

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

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

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Lady Justice is the symbol of judiciary.

Singular
Law

Plural
laws

Law (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. Template:Cricket One of the official rules of cricket as codified by the MCC.
  9. (slang, uncountable) The police.
    Here comes the law — run!

Synonyms[]

  • (observed physical law): theorem
  • (in mathematics): theorem

Derived terms[]

Translations[]

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See also[]

  • Appendix:Legal terms
  • Appendix:Glossary of legal terms
  • Category:Law

References[]

Etymology in ODS

Anagrams[]

  • alw,
  • awl

Lower Sorbian[]

Etymology[]

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

Noun[]

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

  1. lion

Scots[]

Noun[]

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Singular
Law

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

Sranan Tongo[]

Verb[]

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

  1. To be crazy

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