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Another word for law

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Noun
  1. A principle governing affairs within or among political units

    See also:

    law

  2. The formal product of a legislative or judicial body

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    law

  3. A broad and basic rule or truth

    See also:

    order

Verb
  1. To institute or subject to legal proceedings

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    law

Another word for law

Noun

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  • A canon is, in its original meaning, a law of a church, but the term is also used of any established rule or principle regarded as true or as a standard to judge by usage the canons of good taste
  • An ordinance is a local, generally municipal, law
  • A statute is a law enacted by a legislative body
  • Regulation refers to a rule of a group or organization, enforced by authority military regulations
  • A rule may not be authoritatively enforced, but it is generally observed in the interests of order, uniformity, etc. the rules of golf
  • Law , in its specific application, implies prescription and enforcement by a ruling authority the law of the land