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law

Definitions by Oxford


[lɔː], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties
(e.g: shooting the birds is against the law)

- a rule defining correct procedure or behaviour in a sport
(e.g: the laws of the game)

- a statement of fact, deduced from observation, to the effect that a particular natural or scientific phenomenon always occurs if certain conditions are present
(e.g: the second law of thermodynamics)

- the body of divine commandments as expressed in the Bible or other religious texts.


Phrases:
- at law
- be a law unto oneself
- go to law
- law and order
- lay down the law
- take someone to law
- take the law into one's own hands
- there's no law against it

Origin:
Old English lagu, from Old Norse lag ‘something laid down or fixed’, of Germanic origin and related to lay


[lɔː], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a hill, typically one that is round or conical in shape
(e.g: I had a lovely walk up North Berwick Law today)


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: from Old English hláw







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