Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
An established rule; formal regulation
An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
Any contract of agency
A decision (of a court, legislature, etc.); law; decree
An established or basic rule or principle
A sequence of biochemical molecular units that combine in certain specific ways, as in the genetic code
Condition or state in general:
An authoritative or official decision:
An official order, edict, or decision, as of a church, government, court, etc.
A formal pronouncement or command.
An institution for advanced study, research, and instruction in a restricted field
A commandment or direction meant as a rule of action or conduct
A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
A rule, ordinance, or law by which conduct, etc. is regulated; specif., one of a body of rules or laws governing an industry, institution, or type of business
(Law) A court decision serving as a precedent for subsequent cases:
A being ordained, as to the religious ministry
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