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law

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Definitions of law

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

He works for a law firm.

a specific rule within a particular country, area or community, recognised as binding and enforced by an authority; a rule enacted by the legislature

A new law on civil partnerships will be debated in parliament later today.

relating to the area of knowledge that deals with systems of rules

a law degree