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diploma legal





Comparative law notes

In Brazil, pieces of legislation are usually referred to by either a number (e.g. lei n° 6.404/76) or a name (e.g. Lei das SA). When translating into English, use Law when mentioning the number (e.g. Law No. 6,404) and Act when mentioning the name (e.g. Corporation Act).

Definitions of law

the system of rules within a particular country, area or community, recognised as binding and enforced by an authority

The attacks may be a breach of international law.

the legal profession

He's been practising law for 10 years.

(before a noun) relating to the legal profession, the courts or to a particular legal system

He works for a law firm.