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laws, plural;
  1. The system of rules that a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and may enforce by the imposition of penalties
    • - they were taken to court for breaking the law
    • - a license is required by law
    • - law enforcement
  2. An individual rule as part of such a system
    • - an initiative to tighten up the laws on pornography
  3. Such systems as a subject of study or as the basis of the legal profession
    • - he was still practicing law
    • - a law firm
  4. A thing regarded as having the binding force or effect of a formal system of rules
    • - what he said was law
  5. The police
    • - he'd never been in trouble with the law in his life
  6. Statutory law and the common law

  7. A rule defining correct procedure or behavior in a sport
    • - the laws of the game
  8. A statement of fact, deduced from observation, to the effect that a particular natural or scientific phenomenon always occurs if certain conditions are present
    • - the second law of thermodynamics
  9. A generalization based on a fact or event perceived to be recurrent
    • - the first law of American corporate life is that dead wood floats
  10. The body of divine commandments as expressed in the Bible or other religious texts

  11. The Pentateuch as distinct from the other parts of the Hebrew Bible (the Prophets and the Writings)

  12. The precepts of the Pentateuch


  1. the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
  2. legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
  3. a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
  4. a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
  5. jurisprudence: the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
  6. the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
  7. Law is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions. It shapes politics, economics and society in numerous ways and serves as a primary social mediator of relations between people. Contract law regulates everything from buying a bus ticket to trading on derivatives markets. ...
  8. Legal education is the education of individuals who intend to become legal professionals or those who simply intend to use their law degree to some end, either related to law (such as politics or academic) or business. ...
  9. Cougar is an instrumental post-rock band from Madison, Wisconsin formed in 2003. Formerly on the Madison-based record label Layered Music (the label of Youngblood Brass Band, of which drummer D.H. Skogen is also a member), Cougar is now signed to London label Ninja Tune . ...
  10. Law was an American rock band, originating from Ohio, that was active throughout the 1970s. The band is particularly notable for its support by Roger Daltrey of The Who, as well as for its later inclusion of Roy Kenner, formerly of The James Gang, as lead vocalist.
  11. Biblical law in Christianity generally refers to a discussion of the applicability of Biblical law in a Christian context. ...
  12. Law is a Dark Horse Comics supervillain. He first appeared in Division 13 #1 (1994). He appeared in comics published under both the Comics' Greatest World and Dark Horse Heroes imprints.
  13. The body of rules and standards issued by a government, or to be applied by courts and similar authorities; A particular such rule; A written or understood rule that concerns behaviours and the appropriate consequences thereof. ...
  14. A patronymic surname; A diminutive of Lawrence
  15. (Laws) To the extent permitted by law, all sales at Sniffer24.com are governed by United States law, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions.
  16. means all laws, regulations and applicable industry codes of practice and standards.
  17. (LAWS) All disputes arising from the Contract will be resolved amicably between both parties. If a dispute cannot be so resolved, the dispute will be submitted to Arbitration according to the procedures and rules of the American Arbitration Association. ...
  18. (LAWS) I am of legal age allowed to do business in the state, province and country of my residency. I understand that no regulatory authority reviews, endorses, or approves any product, membership, compensation program, or company and I will make no claims otherwise. ...
  19. (LAWS) Law in Action Within Schools. Gives law students an opportunity to help high school students.
  20. (LAWS) The Affinity Group certifies that they are a legal, registered non-profit or not-for-profit organization in the state or province and country, for the address provided on the application. ...
  21. (Laws (Immigration and visa related laws)) The Code of Federal Regulations useful information on the laws regulating U.S. visa policy.
  22. (Laws) 16. The Sponsor agrees to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations with regard to its Sponsorship of the Conference.
  23. (Laws) A term originated in Houston, Texas.
  24. (Laws) Are passed by federal or state legislative bodies such as the United States Congress or state legislatures when a need for government control is recognized.
  25. (Laws) Eternally consistent responses.