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law (n):
the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
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he studied law at Yale
law (n):
a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
law (n):
a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature
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the laws of thermodynamics
law (n):
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
Related Word: jurisprudence
law (n):
legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
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there is a law against kidnapping
law (n):
the force of policemen and officers
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the law came looking for him
Related Word: police
law (n):
the collection of rules imposed by authority
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civilization presupposes respect for the law.
the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

Related Words: jurisprudence
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