A statute or regulation governing the court process:
A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
The sum of the lifework of an artist, writer, or composer.
Ability to have and use; mastery
(Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
A statute, ordinance, or other rule enacted by a legislature.
Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
Any collection or book of writings sacred to a religion
The body of written works of a language, period, or culture.
An established principle or law of a science, art, etc.
A complete (usually alphabetical) list of items.
The word "constitution" comes from a Latin word meaning "an important law" and was generally declared by a Roman emperor, the highest authority in the land.
Firmness of character or action; determination:
An official order, edict, or decision, as of a church, government, court, etc.
A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs and military strategy.
A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner by a religion.
The definition of an edict is an order, declaration or command by someone in a position of power or authority.
A considerable number; a long series:
A hypothetical or stylized representation, as of an atom
A rule or direction, as in technical matters
A governmental order having the force of law.
A law passed by a legislative body and set forth in a formal document
A principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth, as by some group
An organization founded to promote a cause:
An authoritative command or order.
Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
A long, deep, narrow valley with steep cliff walls, cut into the Earth by running water and often having a stream at the bottom.
A Jewish prayer book for everyday use.
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